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potionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊ·ʃən/
a drink that is believed to be poisonous, to have magical power, or to be able to cure an illness: We don’t have a magic potion to make you tell the truth.
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potionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.ʃən/  us   /ˈpoʊ.ʃən/
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.
(Definition of potion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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