Example sentences for: panacea

How can you use “panacea” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Native Americans chewed tobacco to treat intestinal symptoms, and in 1560, Jean Nicot de Villemain sent tobacco seeds to the French court, claiming tobacco had medicinal properties and describing it as a panacea for many ailments.

  • However, some participants cautioned that principle-based standards should not be viewed as a panacea to solve the problems with financial reporting and could lead to an undesirable situation where you would not have comparability or agreement as to the treatment of similar transactions.

  • Having a mnemonic is no panacea.

  • But as successful as the system-software strategy has been for Microsoft, it isn't a panacea; see IBM's experience with OS/2 and Jobs' own experience with NeXTStep for counterexamples.

  • There was general agreement that (1) a combination of principle-based and rule-based standards would be needed and (2) principle-based accounting rules were not a panacea to solve financial reporting problems.


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