causa

causa sine qua non

[kou-sah si-ne kwah nohn; English kaw-zuh sahy-nee kwey non, kaw-zuh sin-ey kwah nohn]
noun Latin.
an indispensable condition; requisite.

Origin:
literally, a cause without which not

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exempli causa

[ek-sem-plee kou-sah; English ig-zem-plahy kaw-zuh, -zem-plee]
Latin.

honoris causa

[oh-noh-ris kou-sah; English o-nawr-is kaw-zuh, o-nohr-]
Latin.
as a sign of respect (usually describing an honorary college or university degree).

Origin:
literally, for the sake of honor

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honoris causa (hɒˈnɔːrɪs ˈkaʊzɑː)
 
for the sake of honour

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