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

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1 Mrs Thatcher , a recent convert to environmental conservation , clearly held the opinion that environmental problems are not only soluble but that solving them can be shown to be cost-effective :
2 As Stocking has shown , an innovation may be shown to be effective but not adopted widely , whereas another innovation may not have been demonstrated to be effective yet can become widely accepted in practice .
3 Surveillance programmes are expensive , time consuming , and unpleasant for patients and should be shown to be effective before implementation .
4 The fact that certain strategies which can be shown to be useful in translation have not been made use of so far suggests that translators are simply not aware of them , rather than that they are familiar with them but consciously or subconsciously choose not to use them .
5 Increase in enamel thickness , but the enamel is even thicker than in afropithecins , as measured for the Pasalar sample , with relative enamel thickness of 19.71 ( ref. 47 ) , although it has yet to be measured for any of the African Kenyapithecus ; this character may be diagnostic of node 1A if it can be shown to be ancestral for both pongines and hominines ;
6 The danger consists in imagining some essence of Christianity , for example , that , because it may be shown to be immune to scientific criticism today , is assumed always to have existed and therefore , properly understood , is always impervious to criticism .
7 It seems that public concern is mostly raised when the pollutant is easily observed and can be shown to be due to some organisation flouting the law .
8 In contrast , if the supplier undertakes to use reasonable care to manufacture the machine in accordance with the agreed specification , it could be argued that the supplier is only liable for any departure from the specification if it can be shown to be due to negligence .
9 That agriculture has to be shown to be necessary for the viability of Article 3(5) areas is stated in the House of Commons ' Agriculture Committee 's 1982 Report which also states that such areas must have a low or declining population , the exact opposite of the view given by MAFF ) .
10 Obviously , if vitamin A can be shown to be necessary for photoperiod detection by an extraocular receptor , it is likely that rhodopsins are at work .
11 Unless the principle that promises ought to be kept can be shown to be compatible with the appropriate respect for liberty , it offends liberalism by imposing a kind of moral paternalism .
12 In terms of the metric functions of the line element ( 6.20 ) , this rotation can be shown to be equivalent to the result that , if U , V , W and M are solutions of ( 6.22 ) , then another solution is given by ( 12.12 )
13 Algebraically , this can be shown to be equivalent to , If the energy required to propagate the crack by producing the two new fracture surfaces were really confined to C , the free surface energy ( which is seldom much above I J/m 2 ) , then simple arithmetic will show that , at any realistic stress level , the critical crack length would be very short indeed , perhaps around a micron .
14 By searching a data file containing all the piece-part " boxes " for geometric domains , the simple relationship between parts can be established ; the boxes can be shown to be remote , adjacent , interfering and inserted .
15 Some roads have been lost , whilst others have been created or moved , and features previously thought stable , like village greens , can be shown to be recent additions to some plans .
16 If it can be shown to be successful at bureau level then there are certainly grounds for extending it throughout the democratic structure of the CAB .
17 Some people were outstanding and became the deified men and women of the great religions , and their lives can be shown to be relevant to the conception of the Created God .
18 Advantage should be taken of external courses where these can be shown to be relevant and cost effective .
19 The problems of life-histories and oral history are fairly self-evident : they can not be shown to be representative or valid .
20 In areas of permeable rocks with sub-parallel valleys the terrace fragments on the spurs have breaks of slope both at the back and the front , and , in favourable circumstances , terraces at quite close height intervals can be shown to be distinct from each other .
21 Ricardou was particularly guilty of attempting to establish an officially sanctioned list of approved modernist precursors : the criteria he used were based on a simplistic and over-schematic distinction between writers who accepted a mimetic function and those for whom the materiality of language could be shown to be paramount .
22 First , the benefit attributable to the patent must be shown to be current at the time of the employee 's application ; the prospect of future benefits such as royalty payments from foreign sub-licensees is only relevant to the quantum of compensation awarded should outstanding benefit be proved .
23 Hinshaw makes a distinction between the ‘ cognitive ’ and ‘ evocative ’ contents of knowledge suggesting that the ‘ truth ’ , at the semantic and syntactic levels , can be considered in isolation from the social basis of knowledge in so far as it can be shown to be cognitive rather than evocative .
24 For our present purposes , there are two main senses in which the inner-city phonology can be said to be complicated : first , there is a much higher degree of ‘ low-level ’ allophonic variation in the inner-city than in outer areas , resulting in a wide range of variation and frequent overlap between phonemes ; yet , this variation can be shown to be rule-governed ; second , there is a high incidence of what I have called phono-lexical alternation ( as measured in variables of type 2b ) in the inner-city , which is much reduced in outer-city communities .
25 Furthermore , if the components of two tensors can be shown to be equal in a particular coordinate system , i.e. then because the corresponding components of and transform identically the equality holds for all coordinate frames including , of course , accelerating frames .
26 All molecular vibrations therefore have some zero-point energy , and this can be shown to be equal to one half of a quantum , so that the total vibrational energy of a molecule with only one normal vibration is where ν is the vibrational quantum number , a positive integer or zero .
27 No ; control for a prior variable ( size of the fire ) and the relationship will be shown to be negative .
28 In particular , can the utility function be shown to be separate between these two types of goods ?
29 This was confirmed also in a case involving Ewbank J. in Coventry City Council V T ( 1986 ) ELR 299 ‘ that access had to be shown to be beneficial to the child ’ .
30 Using the condition , the denominator may be shown to be proportional to , which in steady state is strictly positive for .
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