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Based on the dictionary, “ability” can be used as an uncountable noun. But why the sentence should be:
“I believe elephants possess THE artistic ability.”
And “I believe elephants possess artistic ability.” is wrong?

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Based on the dictionary, “ability” can be used as an uncountable noun. But why the sentence should be:
“I believe elephants possess THE artistic ability.”
And “I believe elephants possess artistic ability.” is wrong?
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