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

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1 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 .
2 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 .
3 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 .
4 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 .
5 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 .
6 This would enhance the authority of international law because of the inherent and self-evidently moral qualities of such an impartial legal process ; the ‘ bindingness ’ of international law would be increased because the aims of the enterprise — the peaceful resolution of international conflicts — would be assumed to be universally desirable .
7 These dimensions can be assumed to be strongly correlated with each other , so that a model of ‘ strong ’ corporatism can be constructed in terms of which specific countries can be ranked .
8 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.
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