final solution

fi·nal so·lu·tion
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn-l suh-loo-shuh n]
    • /ˈfaɪn l səˈlu ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn-l suh-loo-shuh n]
    • /ˈfaɪn l səˈlu ʃən/

Definitions of final solution words

  • noun final solution the Nazi program of annihilating the Jews of Europe during the Third Reich. 1
  • noun final solution the Nazi program for killing all Jews in German-controlled lands 0
  • noun final solution Used other than as an idiom: see final,‎ solution. 0
  • noun final solution (historical) The planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews by the Nazis; the Holocaust. 0

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Origin of final solution

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
1945-50; translation of German endgültige Lösung

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Parts of speech for Final solution


final solution popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for final solution

noun final solution

  • roman holiday — a public spectacle or controversy marked by barbarism, vindictiveness, or scandal.
  • genocide — the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group.
  • holocaust — a great or complete devastation or destruction, especially by fire.
  • pogrom — an organized massacre, especially of Jews.
  • massacre — the unnecessary, indiscriminate killing of a large number of human beings or animals, as in barbarous warfare or persecution or for revenge or plunder.

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