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definite article

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
B1 the grammatical name for the word "the" in English, or the words in other languages that have a similar use
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in Korean 정관사…
in Arabic أداة التَّعْريف (نَحو)…
in Portuguese artigo definido…
in Catalan article definit…
in Japanese (文法)定冠詞…
in Italian articolo determinativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 定冠詞…
in Russian определенный артикль…
in Turkish 'belirli tanımlık' the…
in Chinese (Simplified) 定冠词…
in Polish rodzajnik lub przedimek określony…
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