Definition of conqueror in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒŋk(ə)rə/


A person who conquers a place or people; a vanquisher: a people ruled over by a foreign conqueror figurative a chance for revenge against his Olympic conqueror
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  • After being narrowly beaten in the first race, the second day he was the first to congratulate his conqueror in the moment of victory.
  • In the office they were conquerors; outside, they were under siege.
  • Until 1773, at about the time the Spanish conquerors arrived, Antigua had been the capital of Guatemala.
victor, winner, champion, hero, conquering hero, lord, master;
Spanish conquistador

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