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final solution Syllabification: fi·nal so·lu·tion
Pronunciation: /ˈfīnl səˈlo͞oSHən/

Definition of final solution in English:


The Nazi policy of exterminating European Jews. Introduced by Heinrich Himmler and administered by Adolf Eichmann, the policy resulted in the murder of 6 million Jews in concentration camps between 1941 and 1945.
Example sentences
  • Thanks to them and countless numbers of other witnesses, the horrors and extent of the Nazi final solution are universally known.
  • The last stages of the final solution were decided upon at the Nazi conference held at Wannsee in 1942.
  • But after Hitler imposed his final solution, they were the only survivors of their large Jewish family.


Translation of German Endlösung.

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