Definition of magic bullet in English:

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magic bullet

Pronunciation: /ˈmajik ˈbo͝olət/


A medicine or other remedy, especially an undiscovered or hypothetical one, with wonderful or highly specific properties.
Example sentences
  • He focused on prevention, lifestyle, and dietary medicine - not magic bullets.
  • In the absence of a vaccine and a magic bullet against HIV and the disease it engenders, public health authorities had to develop a comprehensive prevention strategy.
  • Even when things are going well, it's natural to become frustrated and wish for a magic bullet to cure your cancer.

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Syllabification: mag·ic bul·let

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