Meaning of final solution in English:

final solution


  • 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 Jewish people 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.’


Translation of German Endlösung.