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take the view that

To have the opinion or belief that something is the case. Unfortunately, the president has taken the view that the national parks around the country are not worth protecting and maintaining. I now take the view that religion is harmless so long as it does not compel its members to proselytize.
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take the view (that)

(formal) be somebody’s opinion that...: I take the view that medical care should be provided by the State.
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Zeena took the view that Mattie was bound to make the best of Starkfield since she hadn't any other place to go to; but this did not strike Ethan as conclusive.
Indeed, I could sympathize with the person who took the view that the horror lay in the idea of surviving when all that is learned, famous, and exalted had passed away.
Zoltn Balog took the view that the protection of rights also conveys the culture of respect for human dignity.
Dr Alderman said: "The panel took the view that the only matters that could be capable of being considered to be sexually motivated were the occasions on which Dr Verma touched Mrs A''s knees, thighs and calf.
He took the view that the sheriff had misdirected himself, so that he was entitled to substitute his own decision for the original one.
I took the view that a journey of 1,000 miles starts with the first step and that has been how we have gone from then to now," he said.
Cape Blanco was 119 going into the race and so we took the view that Cape Blanco had replicated his 119.
We took the view that 11 lengths was worth 16lb, which would be pretty much the norm and brings Harbinger out on 135.
I personally always took the view that, if you look at the case of should a Christian hotel owner have the right to exclude a gay couple from a hotel, I took the view that if it's a question of somebody who's doing a B&B in their own home, that individual should have the right to decide who does and who doesn't come into their own home.
The fog took a while to lift and we took the view of having another look at 10.
We took the view that we would focus on being a dedicated business banking office, and decided we would move to more attractive premises," said Mr Koumi.
I wish more hunters took the view of the author and made a serious attempt to harvest an antlerless animal before they started buck hunting during the rut.
Some years ago our labours were sold on the open market and takeover took place, but even the Gazette took the view that yet more redundancies are sad but the sun shone just over the hill.
Mr O'Brien, who is the government's Solicitor-General, said: "I was strongly in favour of the bill and was one of the people who took the view that we really needed this piece of legislation to prevent the very unpleasant, nasty stuff I've seen put out by BNP and others where they try to get round the Race Relations legislation by attacking people on the basis that they are Muslim.
We took the view that we had to have IT work for us.
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