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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcure-allˈcure-all noun [countable]  SOLVE/DEAL WITH A PROBLEMsomething that people think will cure any problem or illnesscure-all for Investment is not a cure-all for every economic problem.
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cure-allThe ancient Romans used garlic as a cure-all for everything from boils to bee stings.Investment is often portrayed as a cure-all for the economic ills of rich countries.The initiative is no cure-all, emphasizes Ross Forney, who led the supporters.This legislation is no cure-all, but it will be an important improvement.Vouchers as a ticket out of the public school systems is the cure-all of others.He thinks the devices are important, but not the cure-all for cleaning up vehicle exhaust.He viewed herbs as a virtual cure-all.
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