Definition of placet in English:

placet

Line breaks: pla¦cet
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪsɛt
 
/

noun

British
An affirmative vote in a Church or university assembly.
More 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'.

Definition of placet in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up