empanel empanel  /ɪm ˈpæ nəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) enter into a list of prospective jurors
  2. (v) select from a list

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He does not empanel a formal jury to cover all industry, or even see every product in a single field.
  2. empanel a group of judges who are truly up-to-date with TV and yet don't have conflicts of interest.

News

  • Henderson Forms Group To Examine City Budget

    The Henderson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to establish a special ad hoc committee to examine the city's budget. At the May 21 council meeting, City Manager Jacob Snow recommended that the council empanel the committee. Last week, Snow said Henderson
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quotes

  1. The Republicans were "prepared to vote at the earliest opportunity to empanel an investigations subcommittee to review various allegations concerning travel and other actions" by DeLay, Hastings said.
    on Apr 20, 2005 By: Doc Hastings Source: USA Today

  2. "We've gone almost the first half of the year without any action taking place," Dreier said. "The decision to empanel a group on the majority side was made today after we got the news yesterday of the indictment. My inquiry to my friend is...
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: David Dreier Source: CNSNews.com

  3. Pelosi wrote the speaker, "To uphold the integrity of the ethics process, I ask you to join with me in asking the committee to empanel an investigative subcommittee to immediately investigate Mr. Hefley's allegation."
    on Oct 14, 2004 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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