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Definition of Panacea


  1. A remedy for all diseases; a universal medicine; a cure-all; catholicon; hence, a relief or solace for affliction.
  2. The herb allheal.

Panacea Quotations

We developed microfinance to fight loan sharks - I was telling people don't go to loan sharks - not trying to take advantage and make money for myself. I would be a junior loan shark if I did... It is not a panacea.
Muhammad Yunus

The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Ernest Hemingway

Communication is everyone's panacea for everything.
Tom Peters

Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea. It is, instead, an important tool of American policy that can serve the interests of the United States and the world if wisely administered.
Lee H. Hamilton

The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare. Nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements.
John Marshall Harlan
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Panacea Translations

panacea in German is Allheilmittel {n}, Wundermittel {n}
panacea in Hungarian is csodaszer
panacea in Spanish is panacea
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