PRONUNCIATION: (ruh-FUL-man) [the last syllable is nasal]

MEANING: noun: The forcing of refugees or asylum seekers to return to a place where they are likely to face persecution.

ETYMOLOGY: From French refoulement (turning back), from refouler (to push back), from re- (again) fouler (to trample). Earliest documented use: 1780.

REFOUL EVENT - another example of unpermitted poor sportsmanship

REFOU LAMENT - crazy again, alas

REF: 0-ELEMENT - the umpire says every group has to have one member which after interacting with every other group member leaves it unchanged