Example sentences of "[adj] [be] hold to [be] " in BNC.

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1 And the most important properties of which this is held to be true are those which constitute our conception of individuals as autonomous agents .
2 In so far as any thought was given to the curriculum , this was held to be a matter for expert ‘ curriculum designers ’ who spoke in a language all their own , and seldom impinged on the consciousness of the public .
3 This was held to be the case in Mantovani v.
4 This was held to be incorrect , but irrelevant ; incorrect , because a mere sense of alarm was insufficient to give rise to a fear of a breach of the peace , and irrelevant because the justices had found ( or there was evidence from which they could have found ) that the constables reasonably believed that the defendant 's own behaviour was likely to constitute a breach of the peace .
5 This was held to be so by the Court of Appeal in Newtons of Wembley v. Williams .
6 This was held to be the wrong approach by the House of Lords .
7 This was held to be trespass to land .
8 This was held to be a mistake sufficient to overturn the decision .
9 This was held to be reasonable during employment but was construed as being too wide post employment as it would prevent the defendant becoming a medical officer of health in which capacity he could not prejudice the plaintiff 's goodwill .
10 The first is that the effect of such an undertaking would be to impose an obligation on the council to indemnify Wickes against damage suffered by it , in the event of section 47 being held to be invalid as inconsistent with article 30 , irrespective of whether in such circumstances Wickes has a right to damages — i.e. , irrespective of whether the Bourgoin case is wrongly decided .
11 Such was held to be the case in Sebel Products Ltd. v. Commissioners of Customs and Excise [ 1949 ] Ch. 409 ( although the legal basis upon which Vaisey J. there inferred the existence of such an agreement may be open to criticism ) .
12 8.8 If any sub-clause of this clause 8 is held to be invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law then it should be deemed to be omitted and if as a result either party becomes liable for loss or damage which would otherwise have been excluded then such liability shall be subject to the remaining sub-clauses of this clause 8 .
13 But even if that is held to be culpable ignorance , it can not be assumed that if the voters did know of those plans or intentions they approved of them .
14 That was held to be a confession .
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