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Meaning of “sine qua non” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of sine qua non from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sine qua non" in Business English

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sine qua nonnoun [S]

uk   us   formal
something that must be done or ​achieved before anything else is done or ​achieved: sine qua non of sth Aspiring business-school ​students in ​Europe know that fluent English is a sine qua non of ​success.
(Definition of sine qua non from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sine qua non”
in Chinese (Simplified) 必要条件,必备条件…
in Chinese (Traditional) 必要條件,必備條件…
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