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"parler d'architecture" "parler de l'architecture"

You can omit the article for abstract concepts in French after de: Parler de théâtre Une table de jardin You'll find this type of noun referenced in grammar books as généralité or nom abstrait. In ...
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L'article indéfini 'des' & L'article partitif 'des'

The indefinite article is used with countable nouns (which may or may not be edible): oranges, pommes, livres. The partitive article is used with uncountable nouns (which may or may not be edible): ...
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"parler d'architecture" "parler de l'architecture"

Being a French native, I can say there is a difference between parler d'architecture et parler de l'architecture. I would use parler d'architecture for speaking about buildings and monuments and ...
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L'article indéfini 'des' & L'article partitif 'des'

In this sentence des is l'article indéfini, because we know that you have oranges, but we don't know nothing about them. The partitif article is used with nouns that denote food, drink, materials, ...
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Is it acceptable to use "le couleur" in any situation?

It is not an error. The pen is masculine «le stylo» and «Le Couleur royale» simply means «le stylo appelé “Couleur royale”» and that explains also the feminine gender of the adjective «royale». It is ...
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