Example sentences of "[pers pn] is widely accepted [that] " in BNC.

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1 Thomson is state-owned and though there has been no overt policy statement from the French Government , it is widely accepted that its attitude towards the merger will be at least coloured by the MoD 's decision .
2 It is widely accepted that the spiral pattern formed by the stars of a galaxy like our own is produced by a density wave moving through the stars .
3 Self-promotion of that sort may be a matter for amused comment , but it is widely accepted that one may choose one 's Place in the pecking order , or try to , and that in Britain parentage does not irreversibly define class .
4 It is widely accepted that this system ‘ has nothing to teach us ’ .
5 It is widely accepted that the rate increases as firms get smaller as liquidity burdens are passed along in a ripple effect from the very largest firms through lengthening credit notes .
6 But for those in Japan who do achieve a more secure status it is widely accepted that such benefits are unlikely to be renewed if the individual moves to another company .
7 It is widely accepted that the next ten years presents the Health Service with a manpower problem .
8 It is widely accepted that one of the main factors contributing to the relative decline and adverse trading position of the British economy is a shortfall of investment in private industry , and socialists can not afford to be indifferent to this since the employment prospects and livelihood of millions of workers are at stake .
9 It is widely accepted that for a bloom to develop the critical depth must be shallower than the mixed depth .
10 It is widely accepted that attempts to apply the concession theory in modern conditions are inapposite : there is no longer any ‘ privilege ’ involved in obtaining corporate status and the source of companies ' ’ economic energy ’ undoubtedly lies in individual initiative and not in the state .
11 To quote one of them ( D. M. Anderson ) , ‘ It is widely accepted that some , perhaps many , of the abiotic chemical reactions and processes leading to the origin on Earth of replicating micro-organisms occurred very early in the history of Earth in close proximity to the surfaces of clay minerals and other inorganic substrates . ’
12 It is widely accepted that new members of the research community deserve careful initiation , socialisation and accreditation .
13 It is widely accepted that the Industrial Revolution in the eighteenth century was preceded by a long period of gradual economic growth , but when the upturn began remains uncertain .
14 Among political theorists it is widely accepted that , to sustain a democracy , participation and active citizenship should have only a minimal role .
15 As a result , it is widely accepted that the Council has assisted significantly in the improvement of all these factors in colleges offering courses leading to its degrees .
16 In negotiations , Britain has offered to cut its emissions of sulphur dioxide to 71 per cent of 1980 levels by 2005 , whereas it is widely accepted that a total cut of 80 per cent by 2000 is necessary .
17 It is widely accepted that vast amounts of police time are wasted by calling constables unnecessarily as court witnesses but the problem has so far proved intractable .
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