without (the) benefit of

idiom

: 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.

Dictionary Entries Near without (the) benefit of

without the aid of

without (the) benefit of

with pleasure

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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 7 Feb. 2023.

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