coup d'état

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coup d'état noun
or coup d'etat /ˌkuːˌdeɪˈtɑː/
plural coups d'état or coup d'etat /ˌkuːˌdeɪˈtɑː/
coup d'état
noun
or coup d'etat /ˌkuːˌdeɪˈtɑː/
plural coups d'état or coup d'etat /ˌkuːˌdeɪˈtɑː/
Learner's definition of COUP D'ÉTAT
[count]
: a sudden attempt by a small group of people to take over the government usually through violence
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