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palace coupnoun [C]

uk   us   (also palace revolution)
a ​situation in which a ​leader is ​removed from ​power by the ​people who have ​worked with him or her: A ​palacecoupled by ​General Rodríguez has ​toppled the ​dictator.
(Definition of palace coup from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “palace coup”
in Chinese (Simplified) 宫廷政变…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宮廷政變…
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