Definition of final solution in English:

final solution

noun

  • 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.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Hitler said there had to be a final solution to this problem.’
    • ‘In order for there to be a true final solution, it wasn't enough to merely exterminate Jews physically.’

Origin

Translation of German Endlösung.