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

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1 Discrimination in education , as in other spheres covered by the Act such as employment ( see Chapter 9 ) is also permissible if it can be shown to be ‘ justifiable ’ .
2 It could well and easily be replaced by a doctrine which has it that the surgeon 's act carries liability only if good faith and due care and skill can be shown to be lacking .
3 I have suggested that it can be shown to be fair or just to do so ; but this may not make it right if some other principle of greater weight is involved .
4 A machine may well perform these tasks for him for some considerable period of time , but it has come to be accepted that once the brain can be shown to be dead , the machine is not keeping the patient ‘ alive ’ in any accepted sense of the word ; it is merely ventilating a corpse .
5 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 .
6 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 .
7 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 :
8 If it is possible to generalize from this at all , it is that presence of predator remains in a fossil assemblage gives no indication of method of origin of the assemblage , even if it can be shown to be accumulated by a predator .
9 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 )
10 All of the above transformations can be shown to be obtainable from a general rotation and rescaling of the coordinates in the plane .
11 It is of type D , and can be shown to be part of the Taub-NUT solution in the Taub region where there are two space-like Killing vectors .
12 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 .
13 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 .
14 Advantage should be taken of external courses where these can be shown to be relevant and cost effective .
15 The assumption that because the accounts can be shown to be wrong , with the benefit of hindsight , every creditor can blame the auditors , is decisively rejected .
16 If women are refused credit because of some credit-worthiness factor ( say , not having a full-time job ) which applies more often to them than to men , that is lawful only if that credit-worthiness factor can be shown to be a justifiable reason for withholding credit regardless of the sex of the applicant .
17 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 .
18 ‘ Content validity ’ ( C2 ) refers to the extent to which individual items can be shown to be measuring the same underlying skills or abilities .
19 Where the subtests can be shown to be reliable and valid , such subtests scores may provide a useful profile of the child 's ability in a variety of areas .
20 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 .
21 The criterion of distortion is that statements are made about the society which by social-scientific methods can be shown to be positively in error , whereas selectivity [ i.e. primary selectivity ] is involved where the statements are , at the proper level , ‘ true ’ , but do not constitute a balanced account of the available truth .
22 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 ;
23 Yet they can be shown to be in some sense the implicit guardians of morality .
24 In each case these writers can be shown to be trying to place the other outside the sphere of mastery rather than in a relation of negation or of reduplication of the self .
25 But in either case , unlike the Hegelian essential section , where each event can be shown to be in an essential articulation with the whole in a continuous and homogeneous spatio-temporality , a cross-section at any particular moment will show a heterogeneous array of presences and absences .
26 New historicism is most concerned with the late Foucault , in particular with representations and mechanisms of power , the means through which cultural artefacts can be shown to be not passive reflectors of the history of their time but active producers of it .
27 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 .
28 The activities of a fan become intelligible if we can interpret them as being instrumental in establishing him in a particular role , or if such activities can be shown to be acceptable demonstrations of character and worth among his peers .
29 Justification by inference is conditional justification only ; A's justification is conditional upon the justification of B and C. But if all inferential justification is conditional in this sense , then nothing can be shown to be actually , non-conditionally justified .
30 The — s of cows can be shown to be a semantic constituent by the normal test :
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