non placet

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noun non pla·cet \ˌnän-ˈplā-sət, ˈnōn-\

Definition of non placet

  1. :  a negative vote

Examples of non placet in a Sentence

  1. the motion to award the controversial scholar an honorary degree from the university passed by an overwhelming margin, with only two recorded non placets

Origin and Etymology of non placet

Latin, it does not please


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