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1. furlough

noun. ['ˈfɝːloʊ'] a temporary leave of absence from military duty.

Synonyms

  • leave

Antonyms

  • begin
  • phase in

Etymology

  • verlof (Dutch)

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Rhymes with Furlough

  • turlough
  • thurlow
  • perlow
  • ciarlo

How do you pronounce furlough?

Pronounce furlough as ˈfərloʊ.

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Sentences with furlough


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Employers who furlough workers temporarily must select “Temporary layoff/Temporary reduction of hours” on the form.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The individual shall not be subject to early release, furlough or reduction of any kind.

2. furlough

verb. ['ˈfɝːloʊ'] dismiss, usually for economic reasons.

Synonyms

  • send away
  • sack
  • give the sack
  • terminate
  • can
  • force out
  • give the axe
  • downsize
  • dismiss
  • displace
  • give notice
  • lay off

Antonyms

  • oblige
  • welcome
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • verlof (Dutch)

3. furlough

verb. ['ˈfɝːloʊ'] grant a leave to.

Synonyms

  • permit
  • countenance
  • allow

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • open
  • continue
  • accept

Etymology

  • verlof (Dutch)
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