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Spanish translation of “coup”

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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