postcoup

adjective

post·​coup ˌpōst-ˈkü How to pronounce postcoup (audio)
: following a coup d'état
… might be trying to position himself for an important role in some future postcoup junta …Richard Vokey

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postcoup was in 1948

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“Postcoup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postcoup. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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