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A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
Patricia Neal

Meaning of "wonder drug" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WONDER DRUG

wonder drug  [ˈwʌndə drʌɡ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WONDER DRUG

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wonder drug is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WONDER DRUG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wonder drug in the English dictionary

The definition of wonder drug in the dictionary is a drug that many people believe to be very effective.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WONDER DRUG


antidrug
ˌæntɪˈdrʌɡ
bedrug
bɪˈdrʌɡ
drug
drʌɡ
multidrug
ˈmʌltɪˌdrʌɡ
nondrug
ˌnɒnˈdrʌɡ
prodrug
ˈprəʊˌdrʌɡ
rug
rʌɡ
shrug
ʃrʌɡ
sprug
sprʌɡ
trug
trʌɡ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WONDER DRUG

wonder
wonder boy
wonder girl
wonder-worker
wonder-working
wonderer
wonderful
wonderfully
wonderfulness
wondering
wonderingly
wonderkid
wonderland
wonderless
wonderment
wondermonger
wonderstruck
wonderwork
wondrous
wondrously

WORDS THAT END LIKE WONDER DRUG

anticancer drug
class A drug
class B drug
class C drug
controlled drug
designer drug
ethical drug
fertility drug
gateway drug
generic drug
hard drug
miracle drug
performance-enhancing drug
poly-drug
recreational drug
smart drug
soft drug
sulfa drug
sulpha drug
truth drug

Synonyms and antonyms of wonder drug in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wonder drug» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WONDER DRUG

Find out the translation of wonder drug to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wonder drug from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wonder drug» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

特效药
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

maravilla de drogas
570 millions of speakers

English

wonder drug
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आश्चर्य दवा
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

عجب المخدرات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чудодейственное лекарство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

droga maravilha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আশ্চর্য ড্রাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

médicament miracle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ubat ajaib
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wunderdroge
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

特効薬
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

특효약
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tamba aja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thắc mắc ma túy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மயக்க மருந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आश्चर्य औषध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Merak uyuşturucu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

farmaco miracoloso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cudowny lek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чудодійні ліки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

e de mirare de droguri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φάρμακο-θαύμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wonder drug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mirakelmedicin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vidundermedisin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wonder drug

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDER DRUG»

The term «wonder drug» is regularly used and occupies the 69.716 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDER DRUG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wonder drug

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2 QUOTES WITH «WONDER DRUG»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wonder drug.
1
Patricia Neal
A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
2
Tanya Tucker
He does all research now, but he put me on some medication, Zoloft, and, I tell you what, a lot of people have had pros and cons about it, but it was my wonder drug.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WONDER DRUG»

Discover the use of wonder drug in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wonder drug and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Aspirin: The Remarkable Story of a Wonder Drug
Diarmuid Jeffreys traces the story of aspirin from the drug's origins in ancient Egypt, through its industrial development at the end of the nineteenth century and its key role in the great flu pandemic of 1918, to its subsequent ...
Diarmuid Jeffreys, 2008
2
Experiment Eleven: Dark Secrets Behind the Discovery of a ...
The story unfolds on a tiny college campus in New Jersey, but its repercussions spread worldwide.
Peter Pringle, 2012
3
Pain Killer: A "Wonder" Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death
Examines OxyContin, the so-called miracle prescription drug that swept the nation but led to overdoes and addiction, providing a look at the multi-billion-dollar pain managment business, its excesses and its abuses.
Barry Meier, 2003
4
Ginger: Common Spice and Wonder Drug
Author Paul Schulick calls ginger "the universal medicine.” His book surveys the ancient claims of ginger's effective health usage as these are verified by international medical research.
Paul Schulick, 2012
5
Melatonin: Your Body's Natural Wonder Drug
In this book he reveals what he and other scientists around the world have only recently discovered about melatonin's remarkable potential to increase immune response dramatically; greatly improve existing treatments for cancer and AIDS; ...
Russel J. Reiter, Jo Robinson, 1995
6
Viagra: The Wonder Drug for Peak Performance
Original. In this comprehensive guide, noted urologist Dr. E. Douglas Whitehead and health writer Terry Malloy separate the facts from the myths and, using the most up-to-date medical i
E. Douglas Whitehead, Terry Malloy, 1999
7
Dong Quai: Woman's Wonder Drug
This fully illustrated comprehensive 12-book series provides the reader with detailed information on each of the 12 natural cures presented.
Stephanie Pedersen, 2000
8
The Drug Legalization Debate
This book offers several alternatives and addresses the major issues involved in the continuing drug legalization debate.
James A. Inciardi, 1999
9
The New Anti-aging Revolution: Stopping the Clock for a ...
Imagine a "wonder drug" that extended your life span by 25 percent or more, allowing you to live to be 120 years old. Imagine, too, that this drug not only extended your life, but also maintained your youth, enabling you to enjoy work, sex, and ...
Ronald Klatz, Robert Goldman, Bob Goldman, 2003
10
State of Wonder
Ann Patchett has dazzled readers with her award-winning books, including The Magician's Assistant and the New York Times bestselling Bel Canto.
Ann Patchett, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WONDER DRUG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wonder drug is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Alzheimer's miracle drug has saved my life': Trial Brit's joy as …
So they were delighted when Roy, 81, was given the wonder drug. Roy, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2008, has become one of the first patients in the ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Biotech giant Gilead could have some major problems with its …
Sovaldi was once called a "wonder drug" by CNBC's Jim Cramer. ... Bloomberg noted that the drugs have drawn criticism for their price, which can cost more ... «Business Insider, Mar 15»
3
Are Psychedelics The Wonder Drug We've Been Waiting For?
Of course, the number fluctuated through the years, but the core idea—drugs like LSD and psilocybin are dangerous to our long term mental health—remained a ... «Forbes, Mar 15»
4
Henderson credits 'wonder drug' with saving his life in battle against …
Paul Henderson saved the day for Canada when he scored a last-minute goal to win the 1972 Summit Series and now the hockey hero wants to use his fame to ... «CP24 Toronto's Breaking News, Dec 14»
5
GlaxoSmithKline considers £17bn HIV wonder drugs split with Viiv …
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is considering floating its HIV drugs business in a move that would see Viiv Healthcare among the top 40 companies in the ... «CITY A.M., Oct 14»
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'Wonder drug' which Truvada can reduce HIV risk by 92% could be …
An HIV 'wonder drug' could be made available on the NHS, in what has been hailed as the most significant breakthrough against the virus in a generation. «Daily Mail, Oct 14»
7
Experts hail breast cancer wonder drug which can extend women's …
A breast cancer drug trialled by women in Greater Manchester has been shown to extend their lives by more than a year. Cancer experts, who have carried out a ... «Manchester Evening News, Sep 14»
8
Wonder drug to fight cancer and Alzheimer's disease within 10 years
A wonder drug which could fight cancer, Alzheimer's disease and diabetes ... The breakthrough could lead to a new generation of drugs which can be used for a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 14»
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Truvada hailed as HIV wonder drug: why do you – or don't you …
Some fight for its widespread availability; some fear the side effects; some worry it'll promote promiscuity; some highlight its value more broadly for drug users, ... «The Guardian, Sep 14»
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NHS cancer patients barred from wonder drug that could extend …
Terminally-ill cancer patients are to be denied life-extending treatment as it has been deemed 'too expensive'. Men with prostate cancer will be refused the drug, ... «Mirror.co.uk, Aug 14»

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