Definition of placet in English:

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placet

Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪsɛt/

noun

British
An affirmative vote in a Church or university assembly.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with placet

hic jacet

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: pla¦cet

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