Pronunciation: (kon'kwest, kong'-), [key]
1. the act or state of conquering or the state of being conquered; vanquishment.
2. the winning of favor, affection, love, etc.: the conquest of Antony by Cleopatra.
3. a person whose favor, affection, etc., has been won: He's another one of her conquests.
4. anything acquired by conquering, as a nation, a territory, or spoils.
5. the Conquest.See Norman Conquest.
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