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"indefinite article" in British English

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indefinite articlenoun [C]

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B1 the ​grammaticalname for the words "a" and "an" in ​English or words in other ​languages that have a ​similar use

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(Definition of indefinite article from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indefinite articlenoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈdef·ə·nət ˈɑr·t̬ɪ·kəl/
grammar the words "a" and "an" in ​English, or words in other ​languages that have a ​similar use.
(Definition of indefinite article from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indefinite article”
in Arabic أَداة تَنْكير (نَحو)…
in Korean 부정관사…
in Portuguese artigo indefinido…
in Catalan article indefinit…
in Japanese (文法)不定冠詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不定冠词…
in Turkish belgisiz/belirtisiz harfi tarif…
in Russian неопределенный артикль…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不定冠詞…
in Italian articolo indefinito…
in Polish rodzajnik lub przedimek nieokreślony…
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