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English definition of “potion”

potion

noun [C] uk   /ˈpəʊ.ʃən/ us    /ˈpoʊ-/
a liquid that is believed to have a magical effect on someone who drinks it: a love/magic potion mainly disapproving a liquid or substance that is said to cure an illness or a condition, but is not a medicine: Americans are said to spend more on pills and potions than any other nation.
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