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Synonyms for raison d'etre
ˈreɪ zoʊn ˈdɛ trə, ˈrɛz ɔ̃; ˈreɪ zoʊnz ˈdɛ trə, ˈrɛz ɔ̃rai·son d'etre

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  1. raison d'etrenoun

    reason for being

  2. raison d'etrenoun

    the purpose that justifies a thing's existence

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  1. Jo M. Sekimonyo:

    In the 21st century, the double standard approach to rewarding moneyers and laborers has lost its raison d'être. No one should receive a salary; we should all get a percentage of the profits.

  2. Werner Baumann:

    Synergies per se are no raison d'etre for organizational structures and businesses.

  3. Ruslan Pukhov:

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, NATO has been searching for a raison d’être ... Now NATO, and especially (the) military staff, are relieved that they can return to the good old times.


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