Definition of impanel verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

impanel

 verb
(also empanel)verb
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they impanel
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænl//
 
he / she / it impanels
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænlz//
 
past simple impanelled
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
past participle impanelled
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
(US English) past simple impaneled
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
(US English) past participle impaneled
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænld//
 
-ing form impanelling
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænlɪŋ//
 
(US English) -ing form impaneling
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpænlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpænlɪŋ//
 
 
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impanel somebody/something (especially US English) to choose the members of a jury in a court case; to choose somebody as a member of a jury Word Origin late Middle English (originally as empanel): from Anglo-Norman French empaneller, from em- ‘in’ + Old French panel ‘panel’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: impanel