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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.
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logroll

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


Past participle: logrolled
Gerund: logrolling

Imperative
logroll
logroll
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
you will have logrolled
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
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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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In a congressional report entitled Defense Organization published in 1985, the Secretary's efforts were seen as "seriously hampered by the absence of a source of truly independent military advice." The Joint Chiefs logrolled on issues of concern to one or more services and provided the Secretary with watered down advice.
Extremist outcomes can then emerge that are favored by no particular faction in the logrolled coalition.
In principle the more liberal Tories and the Whigs could have made a logrolled compromise at the expense of middle- and working-class reformers, radicals, and republicans (as happened to some degree in the 1830s and later).