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cure-all

[ kyoor-awl ]
/ ˈkyʊərˌɔl /
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noun

a remedy for all diseases, ills, or difficulties; panacea.

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Origin of cure-all

First recorded in 1785–95

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British Dictionary definitions for cure-all

cure-all

noun

something reputed to cure all ailments
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Medical definitions for cure-all

cure-all
[ kyurôl′ ]

n.

A remedy that cures all diseases or evils; a panacea.
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