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English definition of “coup de théâtre”

coup de théâtre

noun [C] uk   /ˌkuː.də.teɪˈɑː.trə/ (plural coups de théâtre   /ˌkuː.də.teɪˈɑː.trə /   ) us  
a sudden and surprising event, especially in a play: There's a brilliant coup de théâtre at the end of the play.
(Definition of coup de théâtre from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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