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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A temporary leave of absence from military duty v. - Grant a leave to; Dismiss, usually for economic reasons.

Usage examples (36)
  • Once, the term furlough conjured an image of a sailor on the town or a model prisoner rewarded with a visit home.
  • States, taking a furlough from the grim Arctic battle.
  • What about a furlough from the slammer on work release?
  • A furlough is no kind of solution to the problems that Maryland and other cash-strapped states are facing. for more
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