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Noun: cachet  ka'shey [N. Amer], 'ka,shey [Brit]
  1. An indication of approved or superior status
    - seal, seal of approval
  2. (law) a warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal
    - lettre de cachet
  3. A seal on a letter
  4. A high standing achieved through success, influence or wealth etc.
    "he wanted to achieve power and cachet";
    - prestige, prestigiousness

Derived forms: cachets

Type of: accolade, award, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], laurels, seal, stamp, standing, warrant

Encyclopedia: Cachet, Ontario