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  1. countercoupnoun

    a sudden and decisive overthrow of a government that gained power by a coup d'etat


  1. countercoupnoun

    A coup which seeks to overthrow the government installed by a previous coup


  1. countercoup

    A coup d'état ( (listen); French for 'stroke of state'; plural coups d'état (same pronunciation)), also known as a coup or overthrow, is a seizure and removal of a government and its powers. Typically, it is an illegal seizure of power by a political faction, politician, cult, rebel group, military, or a dictator. Many scholars consider a coup successful when the usurpers seize and hold power for at least seven days.


  1. countercoup

    Countercoup refers to a sudden and decisive action or movement that seeks to overthrow or destabilize a government or regime that has itself recently achieved power through a coup d'etat. It aims to reverse the effects of the original coup and often involves a significant change in political power.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of countercoup in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of countercoup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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