Definition of “sine qua non” - English Dictionary

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

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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)

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