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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: 'official mark pressed on to a document', from cacher; CACHE1

cachet

noun
     
cach‧et [singular, uncountable]
formal if something has cachet, people think it is very good or special:
It's a good college, but lacks the cachet of Harvard.

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