Definition of placet in English:

placet

noun

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

    • ‘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.

Pronunciation:

placet

/ˈpleɪsɛt/