Magic-bullet definitions

Something regarded as a magical solution or cure.
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Any remedy, esp. a medication, regarded as having thorough or wide-ranging effectiveness.
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Something regarded as a magical solution or cure.
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(idiomatic) A simple remedy to a difficult or complex problem, especially a cure for a disease. Often used to refer to a non-existent, overly simplistic remedy.

In recent years, penicillin-based drugs have lost some of their magic bullet status due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

History shows that there's no magic bullet for a global financial crisis.

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