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wonder drugnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwʌn·dər ˌdrʌɡ/
infml an ​extremelyeffectivemedicine: Aspirin has often been called a wonder drug, ​partly because it is ​powerful and ​effective for many ​healthproblems.
(Definition of wonder drug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wonder drug”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有奇效的新药, 新的灵丹妙药…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有奇效的新藥, 新的靈丹妙藥…
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