French translation of 'transpire'
1. (= become known) se révéler
This, it transpired, was true. Cela s’est révélé vrai.
it finally transpired that ... il s’est finalement révélé que ...
2. (= happen) ressortir
Nobody knows what transpired at the meeting. Personne ne sait ce qui est ressorti de la réunion.
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It now transpires that corruption has continued.The Sun (2010)
Who knows what may have transpired had they stuck with Hodgson.The Sun (2008)
End of argument and, now it transpires, end of career.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It now transpires that a new limit of 60mph is being considered.The Sun (2014)
It now transpires that the police check happened before, not after, the blocking incident.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It transpired I was actually on the first floor and not the ground floor.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Now it transpires they may be linked to a woman's infertility.The Sun (2007)
It now transpires they were right.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: transpire VERB
When it transpires that something is the case, people discover that it is the case.
It transpired that he had left his driver's license at home.
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