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All the staffs of this office hold the view that Mr. Sinha is a very wise and an intelligent officer.

Is the an used before intelligent officer redundant here? If we had used just one quality (wise or intelligent) to describe Mr. Sinha, the articles used would have been a for wise and an in case of intelligent – but we have both qualities to describe Mr. Sinha, so do we need to use both articles or can a single article be used?

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    The second indefinite article an is not needed. It is also somewhat questionable given very, but it's not ungrammatical. That phrase can be parsed as deletion of officer after wise. But there is an error elsewhere. – Tᴚoɯɐuo Aug 13 '17 at 14:20
  • Perhaps the writer did indeed imagine that separate articles must be used because wise calls for "a" and intelligent calls for "an", but it is not possible to divine the intent of a writer who clearly does not speak English. – P. E. Dant Reinstate Monica Aug 13 '17 at 20:58
  • Do you mean "intelligent" ("smart enough to figure things out") or "intelligence" ("a government department that figures things out about potential rivals")? – Jasper Aug 14 '17 at 0:42
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You need to omit the 'an'.

The adjectives "very wise" and "intelligent" both apply to the same noun "officer" so they only need one article at the beginning.

Compare this to a similar sentence where there are two adjective-noun pairs in which case you would need a second article:

" ... Mr. Sinha is a very wise man and an intelligent officer."

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