refoulment

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EtymologyEdit

From French refoulement, from refouler (repulse).

NounEdit

refoulment (uncountable)

  1. (law) Rendition of a person to an area (chiefly repatriation of a person to their country of origin) where they will face mistreatment; for example, expulsion of refugees into a war zone.

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