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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Eichmann, Adolf 1906-1962. German Nazi official who as head of the Gestapo's Jewish section (1939-1945) was chiefly responsible for the murder of millions of Jews during World War II. After the war he fled to South America, was captured by the Israeli secret service (1960), and was tried and executed in Israel.

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  • n. One who willingly participates in immoral or destructive actions without ethical qualms because the actions are acceptable to society.

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  • n. Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)

Etymologies

After Karl Adolf Eichmann (1906–1962), "the architect of the Holocaust". (Wiktionary)

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