furlough definition

  • noun:
    • A leave of lack or getaway, particularly one approved to a member of the armed forces.
    • A usually temporary layoff from work.
    • A leave of absence from jail approved to a prisoner.
    • The papers or documents authorizing a leave: The troops had their furloughs in their breast pouches.
    • A leave of absence or vacation.
    • Leave of lack; specifically, leave fond of an officer or soldier is absent from service for a particular time; also, the document granting leave of absence.
    • A leave of absence or vacation, specially one given to a member associated with armed forces.
    • Leave of absence; specifically, in armed forces usage, leave or license given by a commanding officer to an officer or a soldier is missing from solution for a particular time.
    • A usually short-term layoff from work.
    • A leave of absence from jail granted to a prisoner.
    • The papers or papers authorizing a leave: The soldiers had their furloughs within their breast pouches.
    • a temporary leave of lack from armed forces duty
    • A leave of absence or getaway.
    • keep of absence; especially, keep given to an officer or soldier is absent from solution for a particular time; in addition, the document granting leave of absence.
    • keep of absence; specifically, in army use, keep or license distributed by a commanding officer to an officer or a soldier to be missing from service for a particular time.
    • a short-term leave of absence from military task
    • A leave of absence or vacation, especially one provided to a part associated with the armed forces.
    • A usually temporary layoff from work.
    • A leave of absence from jail approved to a prisoner.
    • The documents or papers authorizing a leave: The soldiers had their furloughs within their breast pouches.
    • A leave of lack or vacation.
    • Leave of lack; especially, leave directed at an officer or soldier is missing from service for a particular time; in addition, the document giving leave of lack.
    • Leave of absence; particularly, in army use, keep or license provided by a commanding officer to an officer or a soldier is missing from service for a particular time.
    • a short-term leave of absence from army task
  • verb-transitive:
    • To give a leave to.
    • To lay off (workers).
    • To provide with a furlough; to grant leave of lack to, regarding an officer or soldier.
    • To grant a leave to.
    • To lay-off (employees).
    • To furnish with a furlough; to grant leave of lack to, on an officer or soldier.
    • To grant a leave to.
    • To lay off (workers).
    • To furnish with a furlough; to grant keep of absence to, concerning an officer or soldier.
  • verb:
    • To grant a furlough to (some one).
    • grant a leave to
    • dismiss, frequently for economic factors
    • To grant a furlough to (someone).
    • grant a leave to
    • dismiss, usually for financial factors
    • To give a furlough to (some body).
    • grant a leave to
    • dismiss, usually for financial factors
  • others:
    • To furnish with a furlough; grant leave of lack to, as a soldier.
    • To provide with a furlough; give leave of lack to, as a soldier.
    • To provide with a furlough; give leave of absence to, as a soldier.

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