Definitions for conquestˈkɒn kwɛst, ˈkɒŋ-
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conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation(noun)
the act of conquering
success in mastering something difficult
"the conquest of space"
an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone
Victory gained through combat; the subjugation of an enemy.
An act or instance of overcoming an obstacle.
A person with whom one has had sex.
Origin: conqueste (Modern French conquête).
the act or process of conquering, or acquiring by force; the act of overcoming or subduing opposition by force, whether physical or moral; subjection; subjugation; victory
that which is conquered; possession gained by force, physical or moral
the acquiring of property by other means than by inheritance; acquisition
the act of gaining or regaining by successful struggle; as, the conquest of liberty or peace
Conquest is the 13th album by British rock band Uriah Heep. It was released in 1980. 1979-80 was a period of change for Heep, with John Sloman taking over lead vocal duties, Lee Kerslake bowing out from behind the drumstool, and main songwriter Ken Hensley ultimately leaving the band. Taken together with the commercial rock sound of the album, this is the most contentious era of Uriah Heep's history, with many fans believing Conquest is the group's worst record. Despite this era being regarded in hindsight as something of a disaster by Hensley as well as Mick Box, the album did receive some positive reviews at the time, namely a five-star rating from Record Mirror and three-and-a-half stars from Geoff Barton in Sounds. It also sold well enough to crack the Top 40 of the UK album charts, whereas all three of the band's previous records with John Lawton had failed to chart in the UK at all. The original UK release came in a single, matte LP sleeve, stickered with 'Special 10th Anniversary Price £3.99', with the liner being heavy-stock card, complete with lyrics. It credits Trevor Bolder with vocals on "It Ain't Easy" but it is, in fact, Sloman. The album was never issued in North America and was difficult to find there even as an import.
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