impanel

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verb im·pan·el \im-ˈpa-nəl\
variants: or

Definition of impanel

impaneled

or

impanelled

or

empaneled

or

empanelled

;

impaneling

or

impanelling

or

empaneling

or

empanelling

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to enroll in or on a panel impanel a jury

15th Century

First Known Use of impanel

15th century


IMPANEL Defined for English Language Learners

impanel

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verb im·pan·el \im-ˈpa-nəl\

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

  1. :  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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