Definition of demi
1. deem [ v ] keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
Examples: "take for granted" "view as important" "hold these truths to be self-evident" "I hold him personally responsible"
(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
An action once universally condemned by all Christian_churches and forbidden by the civil_law is now not_only approved by the overwhelming majority of Protestant_denominations , but also deemed , at certain times , to be a positive religious duty .
(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)
Hence government must establish greater controls upon corporations so that their activities promote what is deemed essential to the national interest .
(Robert E. Lane, The Liberties of Wit: Humanism, Critici...)
One of the most salient features of literary value has been deemed to be its influence upon and organization of emotion .
(Statements 87th Congress, 1st Session. Appropriations,...)
Upon the expiration of a period deemed adequate for demonstration purposes for each plant , but not to exceed such twelve year period , the Secretary shall proceed as promptly as practicable to dispose of any plants so constructed by sale to the highest bidder , or as may otherwise be directed by Act of Congress .
(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)
The Commission may in its discretion enter an award with_respect_to one or more items deemed to have been clearly established in an individual claim while deferring consideration and action on other items of the same claim .Synonyms hold deem view_as take_for Related Terms see hold
2. Deem [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10105Synonyms Deem
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