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Translation of "coup" - English-Spanish dictionary

coup

noun   /kuː/ ( also coup d’état   /ˌkuː deɪˈtɑː/)
an occasion when a group of people suddenly takes control of a country using force golpe de estado a military coup
(Definition of coup from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

coup

noun /kuː/
a sudden successful action logro He achieved a real coup by completing this deal.
a coup d’état golpe de estado There’s been a coup in one of the African republics.
coup d’état /kuːdeiˈtaː/ ( plural coups d’état /kuːdei-/)
a sudden and violent change in government golpe de estado The president was killed during the coup d’état.
(Definition of coup from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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