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Furlough

Fur´lough
n.1.(Mil.) Leave of absence; especially, leave given to an officer or soldier to be absent from service for a certain time; also, the document granting leave of absence.
v. t.1.(Mil.) To furnish with a furlough; to grant leave of absence to, as to an officer or soldier.
[imp. & p. p. Furloughed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Furloughing.]
Noun1.furlough - a temporary leave of absence from military duty
Verb1.furlough - dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
Synonyms: lay off
2.furlough - grant a leave to; "The prisoner was furloughed for the weekend to visit her children"
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