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    I have seen the word ''context'' being used without the definite article

    Hi,

    I have seen the word ''context'' being used without the definite article on this forum as in:

    Without further context...
    Without context...

    I would like to know if ''the'' is unnecessary to use before ''context''.

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    Re: I have seen the word ''context'' being used without the definite article

    It is often unnecessary, which is why we don't use it.

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    Re: I have seen the word ''context'' being used without the definite article

    The definite article is not possible in without further context. In without context, it may or may not be needed. Sorry, but I just have to say this: it's impossible to tell without the context.
    I am not a teacher.

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