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I am struggling a bit with when I need to use a/an/the before adjective followed by a noun. I understand the rules for articles in general but I discovered that this particular case is always confusing me. For example, I wrote a sentence:

The key to successful business development in this industry is understanding the market from regional perspective as Canada is a large country with different local dynamics.

Do I need articles before "successful", "regional", and "different"? It doesn't sound right to me. Another example is:

The proof of their success is evident in acquisition interest by larger players and ongoing creation of smaller companies by their former employees.

Do I need articles before "acquisition", "larger", and "smaller"?

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The key to successful business development in this industry is understanding the market from a regional perspective as Canada is a large country with different local dynamics.

successful business development is an unspecific activity, so no article is used.

regional perspective is one of several possible perspectives (views), so I would use a.

dynamics is plural, so no article.

The proof of their success is evident in acquisition interest by larger players and ongoing creation of smaller companies by their former employees.

interest here would be one of several "interests", or "interest" in general. So optional article use here.

larger players and smaller companies are plural so no article.

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    Plurals do not exclude the use of a definite article. the larger players would be acceptable as it would be specific but smaller companies is not specific. – JavaLatte Apr 25 '16 at 8:07
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Adjectives before a noun do not change any of the rules about whether you use articles or not. Make this decision based on how the noun is being used.

We needed some type of liquid for our experiment, we decided water would be best. (No article because noun answers the question "which kind/type" and doesn't refer to an actual instance of anything.)

We needed some type of liquid for our experiment, we decided sharp-tasting balsamic vinegar would be best. (Same thing. Adjectives "sharp-tasting" and "balsamic" don't change the reason why we don't use an article.)

So just ignore the adjective.

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In you first sentence, a is needed before "regional"

...from a regional perspective...

it is a and not the since it is understood there are several regions.

The key to successful business development in this industry...

is fine, but necessarily a mouth-full (long)

The bare bones of your sentence is

The key to ... development ... is ... from a ... perspective.

In your second sentence the might be used before "acquisition" and "ongoing" (or not) to create parallel construction, and I would choose different prepositions

The proof of their success is evident by the acquisition interest of larger players and the ongoing creation of smaller companies by their former employees.

The proof of their success is evident in acquisition interest by larger players and ongoing creation of smaller companies by their former employees.

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