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.
"pilots can be furloughed."
"employees can be furloughed."
"workers can be furloughed."
"members can be furloughed."
"jobs can be furloughed."
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