[ em-pan-l ]
/ ɛmˈpæn l /
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verb (used with object), em·pan·eled, em·pan·el·ing or (especially British) em·pan·elled, em·pan·el·ling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM empanelun·em·pan·eled, adjectiveun·em·pan·elled, adjective
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One would have nothing more difficult to do than empanel a jury, convict and swing off the Tomcat.The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for empanel
/ (ɪmˈpænəl) /
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (tr) law
to enter on a list (names of persons to be summoned for jury service)
to select (a jury) from the names on such a list
Derived forms of empanelempanelment or impanelment, noun
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