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Why “Je viens de l'acheter” even if we have just bought “un livre”?

I thought it should be “Je viens du acheter”. Is it because “acheter” has a vowel at the beginning?
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Why is “la/le” used more often than “un/une” for noun definitions?

In English when defining a noun, it is typical to use indefinite article. For example an apple or a bicycle. Because we're talking about apples and bicycles in general, not meaning any in particular. ...