Translation of "coup" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /kuː/
TAKE CONTROL ( also coup d'état, us uk /ˌkuːdeɪˈtɑː/)

when a group of people suddenly takes control of a country using force

a military coup

an important achievement, often one that was not expected

beklenmedik başarı, iş
The award is a major coup for the university.

(Translation of “coup” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)