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    A work of art is valuable to a society.

    A work of art is valuable to a society.

    Is the article 'a' should be used before the word 'society'?

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    Re: A work of art is valuable to a society.

    I am sorry for this post. I got the answer, the word 'society' is an uncountable noun.

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    Re: A work of art is valuable to a society.

    Society​ can be countable or uncountable.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: A work of art is valuable to a society.

    Quote Originally Posted by rock-onn View Post
    I am sorry for this post. I got the answer, the word 'society' is an uncountable noun.
    It's not uncountable if you use a before it.

    I think your sentence would be better with the a, especially if you want to keep the a before work of art, but it's hard to say without knowing what you mean. The meaning of your sentence is not clear without context. Perhaps you want to make a general statement about art and its relation to societies in general: Works of art are valuable to societies.

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