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PLACITUM. A plea. This word is nomen generalissimum, and refers to all the pleas in the case. 1 Saund. 388, n. 6; Skinn. 554; S. C. earth. 834; Yelv. 65. By placitum is also understood the subdivisions in abridgments and other works, where the point decided in a case is set down, separately, and generally numbered. In citing, it is abbreviated as follows: Vin. Ab. Abatement, pl. 3.
     2. Placita, is the style of the English courts at the beginning of the record of Nisi Prius; in this sense, placita are divided into pleas of the crown, and common pleas.
     3. The word is used by continental writers to signify jurisdictions, judgments, or assemblies for discussing causes. It occurs frequently in the laws of the Longobards, in which there is a title de his qui ad, placitum venire coguntur. The word, it has been suggested, is derived from the German platz, which signifies the same as area facta. See Const. Car. Mag. Cap. IX. Hinemar's Epist. 227 and 197. The common formula in most of the capitularies is "Placuit atque convenit inter Francos et corum proceres," and hence, says Dupin, the laws themselves are often called placita. Dupin, Notions sur le Droit, p. 73.

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puede considerarse una falsificacion el placitum mas antiguo referido a Berbeia y Barrio?
35, (OPh, II, 55): "Et quia impositio est ad placitum, potest vox imponi ad significandum illud mediante intellectu per reflexionem sicut et illud primo intellectum".
En todas ellas esta implicita la idea de contractualidad, independientemente de la terminologia empleada (per precariam epistolam, placitum canonis, ad canonem, praestitum, beneficium, stipendium, ad excolendum), sometida al cumplimiento de los contratos, al pago de las rentas y al uso debido de las tierras, asi como al respeto a los derechos del fisco.
Durante toda a Idade Media, confundiram-se, por exemplo, as terminacoes -cia e -tia, que conduziu ate a escritas inversas do tipo platitum no lugar de placitum (assim ja nas Formules d'Angers, 9,15).
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Since Cornelia was already eleven years old, she was likely to be past twelve years old by the time the court made the final decision, at which point, she could already have been married "ad placitum della Madre," and so the question of her guardianship would be rendered moot.
placitum Placer, satisfaccion, lo que agrada, lo que esta conforme con la voluntad de uno.
Placitum (vi) of section 51 of the Constitution grants Federal Parliament exclusive powers, namely, the "[p]ower to make laws for the peace, order and good government of the Commonwealth with respect to the Naval and military defense of the Commonwealth and of the several States, and the control of the forces to execute and maintain the laws of the Commonwealth.
But we are here presented with two recordings of little-heard 16th-century sacred music by two composers who are both known primarily for other reasons -- Clement Janequin: Missa La bataille, Congregati sunt, Missa L'aveugle Dieu (Harmonia Mundi HMC 901536, rec 1994) and Claude Le Jeune: Missa Ad placitum, Benedicite, Tristitia obsedit me, Magnificat (Harmonia Mundi HMC 901607, rec 1996).
Neither Carolingian courts nor Carolingian rulers would have made these distinctions: the real, yet ritualized, violence which symbolized precisely the `opening-of-dispute' of the Carolingian and post-Carolingian world might get a mention in the ultimate settlement, whether this was recorded in royal placitum or feudal convenientia, but it would rarely get separate treatment or punishment.
At contra diffinitionem arguitur, ly equus codice complicato est signum ad placitum, & tamen non repraesentat, cum nulla fit potentia cognoscitiva praesens, cui suum signatum proponat, ergo diffinitio est mala.