postcoup

adjective
post·​coup | \ ˌpōst-ˈkü How to pronounce postcoup (audio) \

Definition of postcoup

: following a coup d'état … might be trying to position himself for an important role in some future postcoup junta …— Richard Vokey

First Known Use of postcoup

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Postcoup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postcoup. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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