- n. 政变；妙计；出乎意料的行动；砰然的一击
- vt. 使…颠倒；使…倾斜
- vi. 推倒；倾斜；溢出
- n. (Coup)人名；(法)库普
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2. cope <====> coup.
- coup (n.)
- c. 1400, from Old French coup, colp "a blow, strike" (12c.), from Medieval Latin colpus, from Vulgar Latin colapus, from Latin colaphus "a cuff, box on the ear," from Greek kolaphos "a blow, slap." Meaning "a sudden decisive act" is 1852, short for coup d'etat. In Modern French the word is a workhorse, describing everything from a pat on the back to a whipping, and is used as well of thunder, gusts of wind, gunshots, and chess moves.
- 1. All senior officers involved in the coup will have to be removed.
- 2. The sale is a big coup for the auction house.
- 3. Senior officers could be considering a coup to restore authoritarian rule.
- 4. Mr Ben Bella was deposed in a coup in 1965.
- 5. A military guard was injured in the aborted coup.
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