Examples of coup in a Sentence
It was a major coup when they got the Vice President to appear on their show for an interview.
winning that big contract was a real coup
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The movie is a huge publicity coup for The Post, but also a reminder that in many ways, the newspaper is still playing catch-up to The Times.
The rapidly raised $50 million was a coup for Deborah Borda, who has been the orchestra’s president and chief executive officer for only a few months but is already putting her stamp on the organization.
Reuniting characters that have long coexisted in comic books but not on the big screen would be a creative coup for Marvel Studios and create new merchandising opportunities.
Meanwhile, secessionists in Catalonia faced bitter recriminations from Catalan foes who called the move for nationhood a coup and a historic blunder, a month after a referendum that backed a split from Spain.
On the one hand, that deal is a pretty significant coup for a two-year-old company that, as of the moment it was awarded the gig, had exactly two full-time employees and operated out of a cabin in the woods.
The doc earned standing ovations at premieres in Los Angeles and London, and will be submitted for Oscar contention, which would be a major coup for Apple.
This was a huge coup for Hulu, which had never even gotten a show nominated before this year.
After the coup, there were some steps to move society forward, like a truth commission.
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Synonymsachievement, acquirement, attainment, baby, accomplishment, success, triumph
Related Wordsblockbuster, hit, jackpot, megahit, miracle, smash, winner; conquest, gain, victory, win; skill; deed, feat, performance; arrival, completion, consummation, culmination, execution, fruition, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, realization
Near Antonymsbotch, cock-up [British], mess, muddle, shambles; bummer, bust, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, washout; disappointment, letdown, loss, setback
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