Betekenis van:

Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • gewelddadige machtsovername; machtsgreep
  • a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force




Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a brilliant and notable success



    1. The coup was meticulously executed.
    2. Coup d'états can threaten the politics.
    3. The Turkish coup d'état occurred on September 12, 1980.
    4. The coup attempt was foiled at the last moment.
    5. We only have secondhand information of the coup.
    6. The government was overthrown in a revolutionary coup.
    7. He took power for the first time through a military coup.
    8. Deposed in a military coup in September 2006 and having effectively been in exile, the Former premier of Thailand Thaksin has returned after about a year and a half.
    9. But for the coup d’état, a contract for the project would have been signed before the end of 2008.
    10. Labetoulle, ‘La responsabilité des AAI dotées de la personnalité juridique: coup d’arrêt à l’idée de “garantie de l’Etat” ’ in RJEP/CJEG No 635, October 2006.
    11. It seems clear that certain underlying issues cited among the root causes of the coup of 6 August 2008 have yet to be resolved.
    12. In this spirit the European Union, in its statement of 18 September 2003, roundly condemned the military coup of 14 September 2003.
    13. In its statement of 3 August 2005 on the coup in Mauritania, the EU reiterated its condemnation of all attempts to seize power by force, and called for respect for democracy and a return to constitutional order.
    14. Mauritania gave a presentation based on a memorandum dated 24 November 2005 on developments in the country’s situation since the coup of 3 August, and on the authorities’ programme for the transitional period.
    15. The essential elements cited in Article 9 of the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement were violated by the military coup of 14 September 2003 in Guinea-Bissau, as condemned by the European Union in a statement of 18 September 2003.