Complete Definition of "coup"

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English
Homophones
coo
Category:English homophones

Noun
en-noun

#A quick, brilliant, and highly successful act; a triumph.
#A coup d'état.
#By extension, a takeover of one group by another.

Translations
trans-top|quick, brilliant, and highly successful act; triumph
German: Coup m
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trans-top|coup d'état
German: Coup m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|by extension, a takeover of one group by another
German: Coup m
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French
Etymology
Vulgar Latin colpus, from L.|fr colaphus, from AGr.|fr polytonic|κόλαφος.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ku/
SAMPA|/ku/
:Homophones: cou
:Rhymes:French:-u|Rhymes: -u

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. blow, hit, strike

Derived terms
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coup de bourre
coup d'état#French|coup d'état
coup d'envoi
coup de grâce
mid3
coup de fil
coup de foudre
coup monté
coup d'œil
mid3
coup de pied
tenir le coup
tout à coup
tout d'un coup

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