without (the) benefit of


Definition of without (the) benefit of

: without the help of (something or someone) The band had to perform without benefit of a rehearsal. He was able to learn a great deal without the benefit of formal schooling.

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“Without (the) benefit of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/without%20%28the%29%20benefit%20of. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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