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coup

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