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“transpire” in British English

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transpireverb

uk /trænˈspaɪər/ us /trænˈspaɪɚ/

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.

transpire verb (LOSE WATER)

[ I or T ] specialized biology If a body or plant transpires, it loses water through its surface or skin.

transpiration
noun [ U ] uk /ˌtræn.spɪˈreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌtræn.spəˈreɪ.ʃən/ specialized

(Definition of “transpire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“transpire” in American English

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transpireverb [ I ]

us /trænˈspɑɪər/ fml

to happen:

A lot has transpired since we last spoke.

(Definition of “transpire” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)