chinh phạt

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Vietnamese[edit]

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 Cuộc chinh phạt Shikoku (1585) on Vietnamese Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from 征伐 (to wage a punitive expedition).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chinh phạt

  1. (literary) to send a punitive military expedition; to send suppressive forces
  2. (figuratively) to conquer; to subjugate; to dominate
    Cuộc chinh phạt ShikokuThe Shikoku Invasion; the event to conquer Shikoku
    Những cuộc chinh phạt của Alexandros Đại ĐếThe Conquests of Alexander the Great