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conquest (n.)

early 14c., "the defeat of an adversary;" mid-14c., "subjugation or conquering by an armed force," from Old French conquest "acquisition" (Modern French conquêt), and Old French conqueste "conquest, acquisition" (Modern French conquête), also from Medieval Latin conquistus, conquista, all ultimately from the past participle of Vulgar Latin *conquaerere "to search for, procure by effort, win" (see conquer). From late 14c. with specific reference to the acquisition of power in England by William Duke of Normandy.

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Definitions of conquest from WordNet

conquest (n.)
the act of conquering;
Synonyms: conquering / subjection / subjugation
conquest (n.)
success in mastering something difficult;
the conquest of space
conquest (n.)
an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone;
Synonyms: seduction
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