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English definition of “kill or cure”

kill or cure

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a way of solving a problem that will either fail completely or be very successful: Having a baby can be kill or cure for a troubled marriage.Solving and solutions
(Definition of kill or cure from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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