Translation of transpire in Spanish:

transpire

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

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
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    • 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
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    • 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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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.