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sustantivo masculino

  • (caballo) See examples: llegar placé
    to be placed
    no llegó ni placé
    his horse didn't even place o wasn't even placed
    una apuesta a placé
    a place bet
    (inglés norteamericano)
    an each-way bet
    (inglés británico)
    llegué placé con la noticia [familiar]
    someone had beaten me to it with the news

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