Definition of placet in English:

placet

Line breaks: pla¦cet
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪsɛt
 
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noun

British
An affirmative vote in a Church or university assembly.
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  • In fact, though the proposal to award him the degree was challenged, when the dons voted, the placets (it pleases me) outvoted the non-placets.

Origin

Latin, literally 'it pleases'.

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