conquest conquest  /ˈkɑŋ kwɛst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of conquering
  2. (n) success in mastering something difficult
  3. (n) an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone

News

  1. Pox and the City: A public health history game

    Learn about the conquest of smallpox, once known as the “speckled monster," through role-playing. Wanna be a virus?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Adapt Telephony Services Captures Ninth Consecutive Interactive Intelligence Conquest Award

    Interactive Intelligence has honored Adapt Telephony Services, a reseller and systems integrator of the vendor’s unified IP business communications solutions, with its annual 2013 Conquest Award.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Norman Conquest set in July

    The Bicycle League of Norman’s (BLN) annual Norman Conquest bicycle tour around Norman and eastern Cleveland County has been named one of the 50 best rides in America by Bicycling Magazine....
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Norman Transcript

Quotes

  1. In his essay, Castro predicted that Bush "will adopt new measures to accelerate the 'transition period' in our country, equivalent to a new conquest of Cuba by force."
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Fidel Castro Source: Washington Post

  2. Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque called Bush's plans the "equivalent to the re-conquest of Cuba by force" and said they "give an idea of the level of frustration, of desperation and of personal hatred toward Cuba."
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Felipe Perez Roque Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina, a member of the Democratic leadership, said the victory to be won in Iraq "is not a military conquest."
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: James Clyburn Source: FOXNews

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