a remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease
"there is no magic bullet against cancer"
A simple remedy to a difficult or complex problem, especially a cure for a disease. Often used to refer to a non-existent, overly simplistic remedy.
The numerical value of magic bullet in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of magic bullet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There's not just one thing that's going to be a magic bullet.
None of them is a magic bullet. When you put them all together, you start to put the children on a path to success.
But we shouldn't get carried away with these results, this isn't a magic bullet. We're just learning how to do this treatment.
I don't believe there is a single magic bullet, the new technology that we bring in is not intended to replace all of the existing activities ... prevention is very important.
They're trying to survive outside — to get housing, to get a job. We just don't have a system that's designed for people who have those kinds of issues. It's designed for well-educated, well-informed consumers in a market type system, it's the context of people's lives that is just so difficult that HIV is not their biggest problem. We haven't come up with any kind of magic bullet, but at the very least, we need to focus on these social barriers to a greater extent.
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