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Meaning of “panacea” in the English Dictionary

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panaceanoun [C]

 us   /ˌpæn·əˈsi·ə/
something that will ​solve all ​problems or ​cure all ​illnesses: Books are not ​meant to be a panacea for an ​illness or ​loss.
(Definition of panacea from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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panaceanoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˌpænəˈsiːə/
something that some ​people believe will solve all problems: panacea for sth Some ​economists say that ​consumerspending is the panacea for alleconomic ills.
(Definition of panacea from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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