definite article definition

  • noun:
    • a part regarding the course of determiners that restricts or particularizes a noun. In English, the could be the definite article.
    • articles that presents a noun and specifies it while the particular noun that is being considered; in English, the only real definite article may be the.
    • a determiner (as `the' in English) that suggests specificity of research
  • adjective:
    • the content the, which is used to designate somebody or thing, or a certain class of people or things; -- also referred to as a definitive. See Definitive, n.

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