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sine qua non adjective & noun phrase

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891573

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E17 Latin (causa) sine qua non literally, ‘(cause) without which not’, from sine without + qua ablative singular feminine

Reference Entry.  86 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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