Imparl
Imparl Im*parl", v. i. [OF. emparler; pref. em- (L. in) + parler to speak. See {In}, prep., and {Parley}.] 1. To hold discourse; to parley. [Obs.] --Sir. T. North. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) To have time before pleading; to have delay for mutual adjustment. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]


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  • imparl — /im pahrl /, v.i. Law. to confer with the opposing party in a lawsuit with a view to settling the dispute amicably, out of court. [1425 75; late ME emparlen < MF emparler, equiv. to em EM 1 + parler to speak; see PARLIAMENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • imparl — v. enter into a discussion with the opposing side in an attempt to reach an amicable settlement out of court (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imparl — im·parl …   English syllables

  • imparl — /amparl/ To have license to settle a litigation amicably; to obtain delay for adjustment …   Black's law dictionary

  • imparl — /amparl/ To have license to settle a litigation amicably; to obtain delay for adjustment …   Black's law dictionary

  • imparl — To discuss a controversy in an effort to effect an amicable settlement after action pending. See 3 Bl Comm 299 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • imparl — …   Useful english dictionary

  • emparlaunce — imparlˈance (Spenser emparlˈaunce) noun 1. Parleying, conference 2. Delay in pleading, ostensibly for amicable adjustment • • • Main Entry: ↑imparl …   Useful english dictionary

  • emparl — variant of imparl * * * emparl(e, emparlance see imparl, ance …   Useful english dictionary

  • imparlance — /im pahr leuhns/, n. Law. 1. an extension of time granted to one party in a lawsuit to plead or to settle the dispute amicably. 2. a request for, or the permission granting, such a continuance. [1570 80; < AF *emparlaunce, equiv. to MF emparl(er) …   Universalium

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