Without A, B (can't be done, wouldn't be, etc.)
Suggests a conditional that without A, B wouldn't exist/be possible.
の力 なくしては 、我々は一勝も上げる事は できなかった ろう 。
Without his strength, we probably would not have even won a single game.
の ご指導無くして論文を書き上げる事は できませんでした 。
I couldn't have finished writing my thesis without your (my teacher) guidance.
の努力 なくしては 、 この本が日の目を見る事は なかった 。
Without Ms. Yamada's efforts, this book would have never seen the light of day.
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苦労なくしては成功できない (success cannot be achieved without hard work)
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