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coup de théâtrenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌkuː.də.teɪˈɑː.trə/ (plural coups de théâtre uk   /ˌkuː.də.teɪˈɑː.trə / us   )
a ​sudden and ​surprisingevent, ​especially in a ​play: There's a ​brilliantcoup de théâtre at the end of the ​play.
(Definition of coup de théâtre from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coup de théâtre”
in Chinese (Simplified) 剧情的突变…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指戲劇中)劇情的突變…
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