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putsch definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force [syn: coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: German Date: 1920 a secretly plotted and suddenly executed attempt to overthrow a government

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an attempt at political revolution; a violent uprising. Etymology: Swiss G, = thrust, blow

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(putsches) A putsch is a sudden attempt to get rid of a government by force. = coup N-COUNT




 


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