• Definition for "coup d'etat"
    • Alternative form of coup d'état.
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  • Sentence for "coup d'etat"
    • b) The house-arrest of Mikhail Gorbachev…
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    • a) whenever militia violent storm the…
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coup d'etat definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative form of coup d'état.
    • a-sudden, definitive exercise of power wherein the existing federal government is subverted minus the consent of the people; surprise way of measuring condition, almost violent; a stroke of policy.
    • an abrupt and definitive change of government illegally or by power
    • Alternate as a type of coup d'état.
    • a sudden, definitive workout of energy wherein the existing government is subverted with no consent of the people; an urgent way of measuring condition, almost violent; a stroke of policy.
    • a rapid and definitive change of government illegally or by power
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