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Governments, too, may take action to boost domestic production of goods that are deemed essential or important to national competitiveness, reshaping industries in ways that market forces alone would not.

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What is considered appropriate for women in one culture might be deemed completely inappropriate in another.

Denying justice to victims of police brutality is an inescapable outcome when the word of a law enforcement officer is categorically deemed more credible than that of a victim.

It helped that Target has been deemed an essential retailer by selling groceries and staples.

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Thompson, for instance, said “a direct purchase was deemed not the best option for the city.”

How does the world owe you a private car, priced as you deem acceptable, that didn't exist five years ago?

You rigidly avoid any food you deem to be “unhealthy,” such as those containing fat, preservatives, additives or animal products.

The panelists then proceed to screen out anyone they deem unfit for marriage.

Let us, through persuasion and education, seek to improve institutions we deem defective.

One can hardly pay literature a greater compliment than to deem it dangerous, be it said even in passing.

This rather is, I should deem, the more perilous, and a plainer and better object for philosophical attack.

Again, they deem it wise to get a colour at any price, which can only be done in our day by the use of spirit varnish.

She did not deem it worth while to go in search of any of the fashionable acquaintances from whom she had withdrawn herself.

All this sounds like a chapter from the dark ages, of long, long ago, and we do not deem such things possible now.

But why deem any argument necessary to show the unrighteousness of colonization?


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deem, such as: allow, assume, believe, expect, feel, and presume.

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