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The cosmic microwave background (CMB) polarization is a promising experimental dataset to test the inflationary paradigm and to probe the physics of the early universe. ,A particular component, the so-called B-modes, is indeed a direct signature of a prediction of inflation: the presence of gravitational waves in the early universe. However, improving the level of noise in future experiments will not be enough. ,Secondary effects in the low redshift universe will also produce non-primordial B-modes adding confusion to the target signal. In particular, the gravitational interactions of CMB photons with large scale structures will distort the primordial E-modes adding a lensing B-mode component to the primordial signal.,Removing the lensing component from the measurement of CMB B-modes will then be necessary to constrain the amplitude of the primordial gravitational waves.,Here we discuss the role of current and future large scale structure surveys in improving the reconstruction of the lensing potential that lenses the CMB photons and how this reflects into an improved delensing efficiency.,We quantify this by the improvement due to delensing on the constraints on the inflationary tensor perturbations amplitude and shape ($r$ and $n_{t}$).

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