Meaning of “wonder drug” in the English Dictionary

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wonder drugnoun [ C ]

us /ˈwʌn·dər ˌdrʌɡ/

infml an extremely effective medicine:

Aspirin has often been called a wonder drug, partly because it is powerful and effective for many health problems.

(Definition of “wonder drug” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)