how to pronounce furlough


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“… many had to furlough or lay off workers …”

meanings of furlough


  1. A period of unpaid time off, used by an employer to reduce costs.
  2. Especially one granted to a member of the armed forces, or to a prisoner.
  3. A leave of absence or vacation.
  4. Especially one granted to a missionary.
  5. The documents authorizing such leave.


  1. To have (an employee) not work in order to reduce costs; to send (someone) on furlough.
  2. To grant a furlough to (someone).


  1. A surname​.

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