logroll


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log·roll

 (lôg′rōl′, lŏg′-)
v. log·rolled, log·roll·ing, log·rolls
v.tr.
To work toward the passage of (legislation) by logrolling.
v.intr.
1. To engage in political logrolling.
2. To birl.

log′roll′er n.

logroll

(ˈlɒɡˌrəʊl)
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US to use logrolling in order to procure the passage of (legislation)
ˈlogˌroller n

log•roll

(ˈlɔgˌroʊl, ˈlɒg-)
v.t.
1. to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling.
v.i.
2. to engage in political logrolling.
[1825–35, back formation from logrolling]
log′roll`er, n.

logroll


Past participle: logrolled
Gerund: logrolling

Imperative
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Present
I logroll
you logroll
he/she/it logrolls
we logroll
you logroll
they logroll
Preterite
I logrolled
you logrolled
he/she/it logrolled
we logrolled
you logrolled
they logrolled
Present Continuous
I am logrolling
you are logrolling
he/she/it is logrolling
we are logrolling
you are logrolling
they are logrolling
Present Perfect
I have logrolled
you have logrolled
he/she/it has logrolled
we have logrolled
you have logrolled
they have logrolled
Past Continuous
I was logrolling
you were logrolling
he/she/it was logrolling
we were logrolling
you were logrolling
they were logrolling
Past Perfect
I had logrolled
you had logrolled
he/she/it had logrolled
we had logrolled
you had logrolled
they had logrolled
Future
I will logroll
you will logroll
he/she/it will logroll
we will logroll
you will logroll
they will logroll
Future Perfect
I will have logrolled
you will have logrolled
he/she/it will have logrolled
we will have logrolled
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they will have logrolled
Future Continuous
I will be logrolling
you will be logrolling
he/she/it will be logrolling
we will be logrolling
you will be logrolling
they will be logrolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been logrolling
you have been logrolling
he/she/it has been logrolling
we have been logrolling
you have been logrolling
they have been logrolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been logrolling
you will have been logrolling
he/she/it will have been logrolling
we will have been logrolling
you will have been logrolling
they will have been logrolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been logrolling
you had been logrolling
he/she/it had been logrolling
we had been logrolling
you had been logrolling
they had been logrolling
Conditional
I would logroll
you would logroll
he/she/it would logroll
we would logroll
you would logroll
they would logroll
Past Conditional
I would have logrolled
you would have logrolled
he/she/it would have logrolled
we would have logrolled
you would have logrolled
they would have logrolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.logroll - work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes
politick - engage in political activities; "This colleague is always politicking"
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And the features of direct democracy that can break this stranglehold come at a risk to minorities, who have no opportunity to bargain and logroll to protect their interests.
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When we logroll them onto their side we check their pressure areas, feel their skin under our hands: Are they hot, dry, cold, clammy?
Assuming legislators logroll with fellow members to ensure passage of pet projects until the gains from trade are exhausted (a phenomenon known as universalism), spending will exceed the optimal level.
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Hence, in statutes like the Line Item Veto Act (173) and recent base closure acts, (174) Congress seems to be saying "stop me before I logroll again." Congress may be tying its own hands out of a sense that voters would prefer to forgo their slice of pork if other voters will do the same.
In such cases, legislatures are expected to generate a high degree of unanimity in the form of a universal logroll.(17) Each member of the legislature will propose generous protective measures for industries in his or her own district without accounting for the costs they impose on consumers elsewhere.
This success may be due in part to their ability to logroll and reframe (Putnam and Holmer, 1992; Tutzauer, 1992), through which they present and represent plausible, alternative courses of action.
It is important to logroll a patient with a halo vest, collar, etc., every two to three hours to relieve prolonged pressure to vulnerable body parts and preserve integrity of the skin.
Negotiators hoped that by 1992 they had finally found an equilibrium, a logroll sufficiently inclusive to survive referral to the people.