junta Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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juntanoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ˈdʒʌn.tə/ /ˈhʊn-/
a ​government, ​especially a ​military one, that has taken ​power in a ​country by ​force and not by ​election: The military junta has/have today ​broadcast an ​appeal for ​calm.
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juntanoun [C]

 us   /ˈhʊn·tə, ˈdʒʌn-, ˈhʌn-/
world history a ​smallgroup, esp. of ​militaryofficers, that ​rules a ​country after taking ​power by ​force
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Translations of “junta”
in Spanish junta…
in Vietnamese nhóm đảo chính…
in Malaysian junta…
in Thai รัฐบาลทหารที่เข้ามาบริหารประเทศ…
in French junte…
in German die Junta…
in Chinese (Simplified) (以武力夺取政权的)军政府…
in Turkish cunta, askerî cunta/hükümet…
in Russian хунта…
in Indonesian junta…
in Chinese (Traditional) (以武力奪取政權的)軍政府…
in Polish junta…
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