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definite article in English grammar, the article "the," which restricts or particularizes the noun or noun equivalent that it modifies. (Cf. indefinite article.)
indefinite article in English grammar, either of the articles "a" and "an," which do not restrict the nouns or noun equivalents that they modify, but serve to indicate the class to which such modified words belong. (Cf. definite article.)