coup d'etat

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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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The military, concerned about the security of Mali, staged a coup de etat and removed the president who, they claimed, was unable to provide them with the means to fight the rebellion of Tuareg and Islam-extremists successfully.
I challenge him do a coup de etat now and we will see if you are brave.
Quicho then hit Trillanes for leading the Magdalo coup de etat and for allegedly earmarking taxpayers' money for numerous consultants.
Bacolod City - Reacting to the revelation of Senator Miriam Santiago regarding a planned coup de etat against President Benigno Aquino III, the police, army and local officials of Bacolod City expressed doubt that it will prosper.
Purisima was one of the security personnel protecting President Aquino when they were ambushed during the failed coup de etat against the Cory administration.