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1. ...most intriguing question about the future of wireless communications...


2. What's your view about future of wireless?

Is it possible to remove the from the first sentence or add the to the second?

  • Ditto with past. Executive summary: Article usage in English is almost entirely idiomatic. – John Lawler May 14 '15 at 15:30
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I don't think I've ever seen 'future' used as a noun without an article, so your second example looks very strange indeed.

I'd only omit the article if using 'future' as an adjective, e.g.: "...most intriguing question about future wireless communications" and "What's your view about the future of wireless?"

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