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transpire

Pronunciación: /trænˈspaɪr; trænˈspaɪə(r); trɑːn-/

Traducción de transpire en español:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 1.1 (become apparent) it transpires that … resulta (ser) que … it finally transpired that … finalmente resultó que … as it transpired, she had known all along después nos enteramos ( or se enteraron etc) de que lo había sabido desde el principio 1.2 (happen) ocurrir, pasar, suceder
    Example sentences
    • More than a quarter of a century has now transpired since his election.
    • And so you can imagine his feeling the next day when the events transpired.
    • Then, when the actual event transpires, things go in a refreshingly unanticipated manner.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [Biology/Biología] [Botany/Botánica] [moisture] transpirar
    Example sentences
    • As the flowers transpire, water evaporates and is trapped at the roof of the bricks.
    • Throughout most of the day, when the plant is transpiring, these vessels will contain water under substantial hydraulic tension.
    • The same cycle was found in plants transpiring in ambient conditions and where transpiration was greatly reduced.

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