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placet

[ pley-sit ]
/ ˈpleɪ sɪt /
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noun
an expression or vote of assent or sanction, indicated by the use of the Latin word placet (it pleases).
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Origin of placet

First recorded in 1580–90
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British Dictionary definitions for placet

placet
/ (ˈpleɪsɛt) /

noun
a vote or expression of assent by saying the word placet

Word Origin for placet

C16: from Latin, literally: it pleases
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