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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mag′ic bul′let(n.)

  1. something that cures or remedies by attacking a specific disease without causing harmful side effects.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magic bullet(noun)

    a remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease

    "there is no magic bullet against cancer"


  1. magic bullet(Noun)

    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.


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