Definition of non placet in English:

non placet

Line breaks: non pla¦cet
Pronunciation: /nɒn ˈpleɪsɛt


  • A negative vote in a Church or university assembly.
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    • When his name was called, he answered with a firm non placet, thereby assuring himself a footnote in the history of the church.


Latin, literally 'it does not please'.

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