Reference Entry

sine qua non

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199661350
Published online June 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191744532
sine qua non

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an indispensable condition or qualification, is pronounced /ˌsɪneɪ kwɑː ˈnə℧n/, though several variant pronunciations are also current, e.g. /ˌsʌɪnɪ/ or ...

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