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magic bullet

magic bullet

noun

: a drug or treatment that cures a disease quickly and easily without producing bad effects

: something that solves a difficult problem easily

Full Definition of MAGIC BULLET

1
:  a substance or therapy capable of destroying pathogens (as bacteria or cancer cells) or providing an effective remedy for a disease or condition without deleterious side effects
2
:  something providing an effective solution to a difficult or previously unsolvable problem <a magic bullet to stem voter apathy>

Examples of MAGIC BULLET

  1. There is no magic bullet to fix our educational system.

First Known Use of MAGIC BULLET

1940

Rhymes with MAGIC BULLET

magic bullet

noun mag·ic bul·let \ˈmaj-ik-ˈbl-ət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MAGIC BULLET

:  a substance or therapy capable of destroying pathogenic agents (as bacteria or cancer cells) or providing a remedy for a disease or condition without deleterious side effects

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