Pacific solution

Pacific solution
/pəˈsɪfɪk səluʃən/ (say puh'sifik suhloohshuhn)

noun
the Australian government policy of the 1990s and 2000s of placing unauthorised asylum seekers in compounds on a number of small Pacific nations while awaiting assessment of their status.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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