Meaning of “come to light” in the English Dictionary

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"come to light" in British English

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come to light

C2 If facts come to light, they become known publicly:

Fresh evidence has recently come to light that suggests that he didn't in fact commit the murder.

(Definition of “come to light” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"come to light" in American English

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come to light

to become known:

Fresh evidence has recently come to light.

(Definition of “come to light” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)