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logroll

[ lawg-rohl, log- ]
/ ˈlɔgˌroʊl, ˈlɒg- /
U.S. Politics.
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verb (used with object)
to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling.
verb (used without object)
to engage in political logrolling.
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Origin of logroll

1825–35, Americanism; back formation from logrolling

OTHER WORDS FROM logroll

logroller, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for logroll

logroll
/ (ˈlɒɡˌrəʊl) /

verb
mainly US to use logrolling in order to procure the passage of (legislation)

Derived forms of logroll

logroller, noun
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