cure-all cure-all

Definition(s):

  • (n) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists

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Usage(s):

  1. Prison has a role in public safety, but it is not a cure-all.
  2. So Botox isn't a cure-all, and it has some pretty odd side effects.
  3. But the company, which relies on Lockheed Martin technology for its biometric identification cards, is not pitching itself as a cure-all.

News

  • How Proper "Dogfooding" Might Have Saved Facebook Home

    One of the biggest misconceptions in the world of programming is that "eating your own dogfood" is a magic cure-all. Sure, developers should use their own apps, it brings the team up to speed and gives an organization context with which to judge the app's worthiness. But dogfooding is no substitute for user-based design and testing. Dogfooding is particularly effective in two development ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

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