Placet : Definition

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Definitions of Placet

Pronunciation : Pla"cet
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. placet it pleases.]
Definition : 1. A vote of assent, as of the governing body of a university, of an ecclesiastical council, etc.

2. The assent of the civil power to the promulgation of an ecclesiastical ordinance. Shipley. The king . . . annulled the royal placet. J. P. Peters.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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