/'kæʃeɪ; [US] kæ'ʃeɪ; kæ`ʃe/
1 [U] respect or admiration that sb gets because of his reputation or his achievements; prestige 威望; 声望; 威信
*Her success in business had earned her a certain cachet in society. 她事业有成, 赢得了一定的社会声望.
2 [C] distinguishing mark showing the excellence or authenticity of sth （表明某物优良可靠的）荣誉标志
*Rembrandt's paintings show the cachet of genius. 伦勃朗的绘画是天才的象徵.
n [singular, U]
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: French;Origin:'official mark pressed on to a document', from cacher; CACHE1]
formal if something has cachet, people think it is very good or special
It's a good college, but lacks the cachet of Harvard.