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Use of “the” before the first part of Of-phrases

There is a similar question with a similar title, however it then focused on two specific examples. The main question is when we should use "the" before an Of-phrase. Is "the" used for the first ...
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The definite article before the word “consistency” and “of”

Do I need to use "the" in the following sentence? Here goes: "we need the consistency of performance." What I saw is that usually "the" is dropped before the word, but I cannot get a handle why....