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

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1 N-terminal lysine residues were assumed to be present in lysylendopeptidase digests because of the high specificity of this enzyme .
2 There was a time when five-star hotels were assumed to be better than four-star and so on down the line .
3 They lie in why the restructuring took place and in the forms of ownership and capital structure that were assumed to be superior to the old .
4 For intergroup comparison the data were assumed to be non-parametric and the Wilcoxon 's rank-sum comparison was used .
5 The Home Office sent a detective to report on the movements of ‘ the French people ’ — they were assumed to be foreign as they did not have a Somerset accent .
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