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Forceful ChangePlay
Refers to a sudden, forceful change in leadership, involving military or rebel involvement. SlideThe coup overthrew the dictatorship.
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Political InstabilityPlay
Often implies a period of political instability or conflict within a nation. SlideRumors of an impending coup spread fear among citizens.
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Not Always SuccessfulPlay
A coup attempt might fail and can lead to consequences for the plotters. SlideThe soldiers who led the failed coup were arrested.