coup d'etat

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  • noun

Synonyms for coup d'etat

Synonyms for coup d'etat

a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

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Declaring martial law is not a coup d' etat," read the ticker from the television channel according to (http://edition.
Speaking to freshly graduated LF cadres of the "Populist University", Zahra challenged so-called new majority to go ahead with the coup d' etat which had effectively run its course with its regional backers suffering more of the same at the hands of rebellious peoples.
reported today that operations at its projects in Niger, West Africa at Koma Bangou and Tiawa are continuing with no significant interruptions following the recent Coup d' Etat in that country.
NNA - Deputy Muhammad Al-Hajjar confirmed in a statement on Monday that "we cannot justify the coup d' etat in light of the other party' s clear hegemony intentions and premier Mikati' s failure to give final answers.
Kenaan clarified that the FPM did not embrace the coup d' etat ethos was not part of their culture.
Moawad, for her part, said Lebanon is outliving nowadays a political coup d' etat aiming at transforming Lebanon into corrupted zones.
Mikati' s designation was not a coup D' etat, but a nomination as per the constitution and the laws", he said.