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transpire

verb uk   /trænˈspaɪər/ us    /-ˈspaɪɚ/

transpire verb (BECOME KNOWN)

[I] formal If it transpires that something has happened, this previously secret or unknown fact becomes known: [+ that] It may yet transpire that ministers knew more than they are admitting at the moment. As it later transpired, she had known him at school.Revealing secrets and becoming known

transpire verb (HAPPEN)

[I] formal to happen: No one is willing to predict what may transpire at the peace conference.Occurring and happening

transpire verb (LOSE WATER)

[I or T] specialized biology If a body or plant transpires, it loses water through its surface or skin.Bodily fluids and their productionUrine and urinating
transpiration
noun [U] uk   /ˌtræn.spɪˈreɪ.ʃən/ specialized us  
(Definition of transpire from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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