[ im-pan-l ]
/ ɪmˈpæn l /

verb (used with object), im·pan·eled, im·pan·el·ing or (especially British) im·pan·elled, im·pan·el·ling.

to enter on a panel or list for jury duty.
to select (a jury) from the panel.
to enter names on a panel or other official list.


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Origin of impanel

1375–1425; late Middle English empanellen < Anglo-French empaneller. See em-1, panel


im·pan·el·ment, nounun·im·pan·eled, adjectiveun·im·pan·elled, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for impanel

/ (ɪmˈpænəl) /

verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled

a variant spelling (esp US) of empanel

Derived forms of impanel

impanelment, noun
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