In the sentence 'La musique représente également un moteur de créativité' why is the definite article not used before 'créativité'? I feel a French sentence about creativity would probably begin 'La créativité...'
Freeform Writing Exercise C1
In French, when two nouns are linked together by the preposition 'de' you won't have an article before the second noun -
un moteur de recherche = a search engine
un hotel de ville = a town hall
un sac de rechange = a spare bag
un sac de couchage = a sleeping bag
un arrêt d'autobus = a bus stop
Hope this helps
I believe the second noun in these cases is acting as an adjective of the first noun and therefore does not need an article. Adding a second article would be like saying "I waited at the bus the stop" in english.
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