Adjective "Furloughed" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Furloughed


    Definition:

    1. Military. a vacation or leave of absence granted to an enlisted person.

    2. a usually temporary layoff from work: Many plant workers have been forced to go on furlough.

    3. a temporary leave of absence authorized for a prisoner from a penitentiary. verb (used with object)

    4. to grant a furlough to.

    5. to lay (an employee or worker) off from work, usually temporarily.

    Origin:
    furlough

    Examples:

    "pilots can be furloughed."

    "employees can be furloughed."

    "workers can be furloughed."

    "members can be furloughed."

    "jobs can be furloughed."

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