Contributed to overall revenue

Hi, could in the following sentence the definite article the be used too?

… As in the preceding financial year, all three business segments contributed to overall revenue, which rose to … EUR.

I mean, what if the sentence read:

… contributed to the overall revenue, which rose…

Thanks in advance,

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Yes, but for some reason it doesn’t sound quite so ‘businesslike’-- I cannot pinpoint why.

Hi Torsten

You can also use “revenues” and instead of “overall”, the word “total” would be far more typical.
[b]total revenue/b.