Example sentences of "[noun sg] [vb mod] [be] assumed to be " in BNC.

  Next page
No Sentence
1 This asserts that the demand for a company 's equity may be assumed to be flat ( perfectly elastic ) for all practical purposes and hence increases in supply will have no discernible effect on the price .
2 This comfort assumes that the identities , which can be so effortlessly , even unconsciously , adopted in listening to a speech , are not in serious conflict : the categories of ‘ Conservative ’ , ‘ British ’ , ‘ right-thinking ’ all overlap and , in fact , without reflection might be assumed to be virtually synonymous .
3 It was apparent that his attendance at the coming Party Conference must be assumed to be very unlikely , and that the question of replacing him as leader could arise .
4 One problem for the non-native speaker of English is to decide when a group can be assumed to be familiar .
5 The difference between the two types of selection may be assumed to be of psycholinguistic importance .
6 The planetary guard of a godling despot must be assumed to be numerous and very well armed — though how well experienced ?
7 in its statement of claim must be assumed to be correct .
8 Simple pre-exposure may be assumed to be an effective method for reducing associability because it allows the rapid formation either of a strong stimulus — no event association or of associations among stimulus elements , just as consistent reinforcement allows the rapid formation of a strong CS-US association .
9 It is also the case that people 's sex can not be held to be an effect of their job or their work record ; sex must be assumed to be causally prior to both of these variables .
10 Firstly , by what mechanism do patients or consumers become insured and , secondly how is health care supplied and paid for ? [ … ] under the pure Type 11 model described here , effectively all residents of a locality would be assumed to be ‘ insured ’ with their local health authority .
11 Thus by overtly infringing some maxim , the speaker can force the hearer to do extensive inferencing to some set of propositions , such that if the speaker can be assumed to be conveying these then at least the over-arching cooperative principle would be sustained .
12 The copper can be assumed to be uniformly distributed across the section but it only occupies a fraction unc of the space available ; the current density in the copper is to be J.
13 The approximate savings per unit can be assumed to be 1 chef at £6,000 per annum per unit .
14 Functional studies were essentially positivist in nature and depended upon the notion that phenomena can be explained as instances of repeated and predictable regularities in which form and function can be assumed to be related , and indeed form and process figured in the titles of a number of books concerned with processes ( e.g. Carson and Kirkby , 1972 ; Gregory and Walling , 1973 ) .
15 Since the identity of one 's sexual partner may be assumed to be of fundamental significance , it is surely unjustified to give effect to this only where the mistake concerns whether the man is the woman 's husband ?
16 Although this proposition is wide enough to cover payment made in response to an illegal demand it was stated in the context of a court order of which the compulsitor must be assumed to be very much stronger than that of a mere demand which has yet to be enforced .
17 On this single trial the α-value of the target must be assumed to be at the ( low ) level produced by pre-exposure — however rapidly α tends to change in a new context , the change will require at least one trial to occur .
18 But particularly in a public sector context , where appeals to the public interest could be assumed to be more common , profound questions remain which can not be resolved by terse definitions .
19 Where no provenance is given , the find spot can be assumed to be East Anglia .
  Next page