conqueror

[[t]kɒ̱ŋkərə(r)[/t]]
conquerors
1) N-COUNT: usu pl The conquerors of a country or group of people are the people who have taken complete control of that country or group's land.

The people of an oppressed country obey their conquerors because they want to go on living.

2) N-COUNT: usu with poss The conqueror of a person or team is the person or team that beats them in a game or contest. [JOURNALISM]

He easily overcame Garcia, Saturday's conqueror of Ernie Els...

Her conqueror, Senator Pete Wilson, is a diffident, moderate man.


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  • Conqueror — Con quer*or (k[o^][ng] k[ e]r*[ e]r), n. [OF. conquereor, fr. conquerre,] One who conquers. [1913 Webster] {The Conqueror} (Eng. Hist.). William the Norman (1027 1067) who invaded England, defeated Harold in the battle of Hastings, and was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conqueror — c.1300, from Anglo Fr. conquerour (O.Fr. conquereor), from O.Fr. conquerre (see CONQUER (Cf. conquer)). Another early form was conquestor. William the Conqueror so called from early 12c. in Anglo Latin: Guillelmus Magus id est conquæstor rex… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • conqueror — /kong keuhr euhr/, n. a person who conquers or vanquishes; victor. [1250 1300; ME conquerour < AF; OF conquereor, equiv. to conquer CONQUER + eor < L or OR1 or ator ATOR] Syn. vanquisher, winner. * * * (as used in expressions) Afonso the… …   Universalium

  • conqueror — UK [ˈkɒŋkərə(r)] / US [ˈkɑŋkərər] noun [countable] Word forms conqueror : singular conqueror plural conquerors someone who has taken control of land or people by force …   English dictionary

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