Coup d'état

A coup d'état ( ɑː/; French: blow o state; plural: coups d'état), an aa kent as a coup, a putsch, or an owerthrow, is the sudden an illegal seizur o a govrenment, [1] [2] [3] [4] uisually instigatit bi a smaa group o the existin state establishment—typically the militar—tae depose the established govrenment an replace it wi a new rulin body, ceevil or militar. A coup d'état is considered successfu when the usurpers establish thair dominance. When the coup neither fails completely nor succeeds, a ceevil war is a likely consequence.

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References

  1. Legal thought in the United States of America under contemporary pressures: Reports from the United States of America on topics of major concern as established for the VIII Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law Authors: International Academy of Comparative Law, American Association for the Comparative Study of Law Editors John Newbold Hazard, Wenceslas J. Wagner Publisher: Émile Bruylant, 1970 Length 689 pages p. 509 Quote: "But even if the most laudatory of motivations be assumed, the fact remains that the coup d'état is a deliberately illegal act of the gravest kind and strikes at the highest level of law and order in society..."
  2. Coup d'etat: a practical handbook By Edward Luttwak p. 172 Quote: "Clearly the coup is by definition illegal, "
  3. USAID[ deid airtin]
  4. Coup d'etat Definition from Auburn U. Quote: A quick and decisive extra-legal seizure of governmental power bi a relatively small but highly organized group of political or military leaders...
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Staatsgreep
Alemannisch: Putsch
aragonés: Golpe d'estato
Ænglisc: Rīce-stīp
العربية: انقلاب
مصرى: انقلاب
asturianu: Golpe d'Estáu
azərbaycanca: Dövlət çevrilişi
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Дзяржаўны пераварот
brezhoneg: Taol-stad
bosanski: Državni udar
català: Cop d'estat
Cebuano: Kudeta
کوردی: کودەتا
dansk: Statskup
Deutsch: Putsch
ދިވެހިބަސް: ބަޣާވާތް
Ελληνικά: Πραξικόπημα
English: Coup d'état
Esperanto: Puĉo
español: Golpe de Estado
euskara: Estatu-kolpe
فارسی: کودتا
français: Coup d'État
Gaeilge: Coup d'état
עברית: הפיכה
हिन्दी: तख़्ता पलट
hrvatski: Vojni udar
magyar: Puccs
Bahasa Indonesia: Kudeta
íslenska: Valdarán
italiano: Colpo di Stato
日本語: クーデター
Basa Jawa: Kudhéta
ქართული: პუტჩი
한국어: 쿠데타
Lëtzebuergesch: Putsch
Limburgs: Staotsgreep
lumbaart: Colp de Stat
Bahasa Melayu: Rampasan kuasa
Nederlands: Staatsgreep
norsk nynorsk: Kupp
norsk: Statskupp
Nouormand: Co d'êtat
occitan: Còp d'estat
polski: Zamach stanu
پښتو: کودتا
português: Golpe de Estado
Runa Simi: Wamink'a maqay
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Puč
Simple English: Coup d'état
slovenčina: Štátny prevrat
slovenščina: Državni udar
Soomaaliga: Afganbi
српски / srpski: Државни удар
svenska: Statskupp
Tagalog: Kudeta
Türkçe: Askerî darbe
татарча/tatarça: Дәүләт түнтәрелеше
Tiếng Việt: Đảo chính
中文: 政變
Bân-lâm-gú: Chèng-piàn
粵語: 政變