impanel

verb im·pan·el \ im-ˈpa-nᵊl \
variants: or
Updated on: 28 Nov 2017

Definition of impanel

impaneled or impanelled or empaneled or empanelled; impaneling or impanelling or empaneling or empanelling
transitive verb
: to enroll in or on a panel
  • impanel a jury

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First Known Use of impanel

15th century


IMPANEL Defined for English Language Learners

impanel

verb

Definition of impanel for English Language Learners

  • law : to choose people to serve on a jury


Law Dictionary

impanel

transitive verb im·pan·el \ im-ˈpan-ᵊl \
variants: or empanel \im-, em-\

legal Definition of impanel

impaneled or impanelled; impaneling or impanelling
: to form (a jury) especially by summoning and selecting the members; specifically : to enroll (a list of selected jurors) in a court — compare array

impanelment

noun

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