Description: Usage Note: Definite and definitive both apply to what is precisely defined or explicitly set forth. But definitive most often refers specifically to a judgment or description that serves as a standard or reference point for others, as in the definitive decision of the court (which sets forth a final resolution of a judicial matter) or the definitive biography of Nelson (that is, the biography ...
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Description: Level: beginner. The definite article the is the most frequent word in English.. We use the definite article in front of a noun when we believe the listener/reader knows exactly what we are referring to:. because there is only one:; The Pope is visiting Russia. The moon is very bright tonight. Who is the president of France?. This is why we use the definite article with a superlative adjective:
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