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logrolling

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Noun
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log=roll=ing

CIDE DICTIONARY

logrollingn. 
  •  The act or process of rolling logs from the place where they were felled to the stream which floats them to the sawmill or to market. In this labor neighboring camps of loggers combine to assist each other in turn.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A combining or mutual agreement in which one politician supports or assists another in consideration of receiving assistance in return; wheeling and dealing; -- sometimes used of a disreputable mode of accomplishing political schemes or ends.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

logrolling, n. US 1 colloq. the practice of exchanging favours, esp. (in politics) of exchanging votes to mutual benefit.
2 a sport in which two contestants stand on a floating log and try to knock each other off.

Derivative
logroll v.intr. & tr. logroller n.
Etymology
polit. sense f. phr. you roll my log and I'll roll yours

THESAURUS

logrolling

backscratching, barter, cloture, committee consideration, debate, deliberation, division, even trade, filibuster, filibustering, filing, first reading, influence peddling, introduction, lobbying, lobbyism, political influence, pork barrel, public opinion, roll call, second reading, social pressure, special-interest pressure, steamroller methods, swap, swapping, switch, tabling, talkathon, third reading, trade, trading, vote, wire-pulling

ROGET THESAURUS

logrolling

Cooperation

N cooperation, coadjuvancy, coadjutancy, coagency, coefficiency, concert, concurrence, complicity, participation, union, additivity, combination, collusion, association, alliance, colleagueship, joint stock, copartnership, cartel, confederation, coalition, fusion, a long pull a strong pull and a pull all together, logrolling, freemasonry, unanimity, esprit de corps, party spirit, clanship, partisanship, concord, synergy, coaction, cooperating, in cooperation, in league, coadjuvant, coadjutant, dyed in the wool, cooperative, additive, participative, coactive, synergetic, synergistic, favorable to, unopposed, as one, shoulder to shoulder, synergistically, cooperatively, due teste valgono piu che una sola.


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