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でなくては [でなくては] (denakuteha)
    Meaning: if not.. then noone
    Example: noone but him can do this
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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でなくては is used in negative sentences.
(thing that must be)でなくては(what can't or won't be done without first part).
 
(sarruby)

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ex #5017   こんなおいしい料理は母親でなくては作れない。 
Noone but mother could make this delicious food  
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(dc)
ex #5036   そうでなくては話にならない。 
There is no point in discussing it unless that would be the case.  
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(bamboo4)
ex #5058   どんなにお金があっても健康でなくては人間は幸福に暮らせない。  
No matter how rich one may be, one cannot live happily without health.  
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(dc)
ex #5059   栗は少なくとも15分は茹でなくてはいけない。  
Chestnuts have to be boiled for at least fifteen minutes.  
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(dc)
ex #5060   君たち学生は勤勉でなくてはならない。  
You students are supposed to be diligent.  
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(dc)
ex #5061   食物は生きるうえでなくてはならない。  
Food is essential to life.  
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(dc)
ex #5062   約束には忠実でなくてはいけない。  
You must be faithful to your word.  
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(dc)
ex #5459   君でなくてはこの本は書けない。 
Nobody except you can write this book.  
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(bamboo4)

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bamboo4でなくては書けない=だけが書ける=以外には書けない=をおいて他には書けない can be used for #, and with appropriate modification for #,but note that they are not ready replacements for other examples.

You may want to think why.
 
Claytonainwhat's up with no one being misspelled twice? 
dcits waiting for you to edit + correct claytonian. feel free to improve the content... 

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