placitum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See placit.

NounEdit

placitum (plural placita)

  1. (historical) A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign presided when a consultation was held upon affairs of state.
  2. (UK, law, obsolete) A court, or cause in court.
  3. (law) A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit.
    "By deleting in placitum the amount of 7c and inserting in lieu thereof the amount of 9c."
  4. (law, US, Australia) a legal decision made by a judge or court.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Neuter gender of placitus.

NounEdit

placitum n (genitive placitī); second declension

  1. opinion, teaching, theory
  2. decree, sentence, suit, litigation
  3. plea

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative placitum placita
Genitive placitī placitōrum
Dative placitō placitīs
Accusative placitum placita
Ablative placitō placitīs
Vocative placitum placita

DescendantsEdit

ParticipleEdit

placitum

  1. nominative neuter singular of placitus

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