Definition of “coup” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “coup” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coupnoun [ C ]

us /ku/ plural coups /kuz/

an unexpectedly successful achievement:

It was quite a coup for her to get an interview with the First Lady.

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