Definition of magic bullet in English:

magic bullet

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  • A medicine or other remedy with advanced or highly specific properties: there’s no magic bullet, and we should just try to eat as varied and well-balanced a diet as possible
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    • 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.
    solution, answer, resolution, way out; remedy, antidote, cure, nostrum, panacea
    informal quick fix

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