Definition of be of the opinion that in English:

be of the opinion that

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  • Believe or maintain that:

    ‘the complainant being of the opinion that this provided grounds for legal proceedings’
    • ‘Only their defence was generally first-class, even if Hadden was of the opinion that at times it was ‘disappointingly shabby’.’
    • ‘Nasti is of the opinion that most parents simply fail to introduce their children to the world of reading.’
    • ‘Dr. Chavda was of the opinion that since most athletes go abroad for training, there is no time to test them here.’
    • ‘They were of the opinion that at least people who drink should consider the difficulties they cause and the families they break.’
    • ‘Knowing that she is of the opinion that only trained professionals should venture into her area of expertise, I might offer a few suggestions to her.’
    • ‘The developers were of the opinion that there were no planning issues involved in the proposed change of use.’
    • ‘But another source is of the opinion that if the very system is to be demolished then even the provincial assemblies will have to go.’
    • ‘He is of the opinion that as in the case of polio and blindness eradication, some concerted efforts are needed to prevent the increasing number of diabetics from cardiac disorders.’
    • ‘Most of them were of the opinion that more such programmes should be organised to help the students develop their skills to build a better career.’
    • ‘He was of the opinion that not to list the prison would be extraordinary.’
    believe, think, consider, maintain, imagine, be of the view, reckon, guess, estimate, conjecture, fancy, suspect, feel, have a feeling, have the feeling, assume, presume, take it, suppose, expect, gather
    contend, put forward, be convinced, be of the conviction, reason, deduce, conclude, theorize, hypothesize, take as a hypothesis
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