causa sine qua non

Latin noun phrase

cau·​sa si·​ne qua non ˈkau̇-ˌsä-ˌsi-nā-kwä-ˈnōn How to pronounce causa sine qua non (audio)
: cause without which not : a necessary cause or condition

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“Causa sine qua non.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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