coup Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “coup” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [C]
TAKE CONTROL ( also coup d'état,
an occasion when a group of people suddenly takes control of a country using force: a military coup Taking action against people in powerThe armed forces generally
ACHIEVEMENT an important achievement, often one that was not expected: The award is a major coup for the university.Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailures
(Definition of coup from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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