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Synonyms for furlough
ˈfɜr loʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. furlough(noun)

    a temporary leave of absence from military duty

    Synonyms:
    pyrogen, pyrectic

  2. furlough(verb)

    grant a leave to

    "The prisoner was furloughed for the weekend to visit her children"

    Synonyms:
    bee killer, robber fly

  3. furlough, lay off(verb)

    dismiss, usually for economic reasons

    "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"

    Synonyms:
    buffalo bur

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. furlough(n.)

    Synonyms:
    leave of absence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "furlough":

    seniority, permission

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How to use furlough in a sentence?

  1. United Teachers Los Angeles:

    Educators actually saw their pay cut due to furlough days which kept the District afloat.

  2. The WWE:

    Given the uncertainty of the situation, the Company also identified headcount reductions and made the decision to furlough a portion of its workforce effective immediately.

  3. Tiffany Davila:

    As far as the shutdown goes, it is not impacting fire suppression; that is business as usual, regardless of furlough or not. We didn't have to call out for federal assistance with that one, and if there is an emergency, we will work with the feds, and they will work with us.

  4. Gregg Bishop:

    In certain neighborhoods, we're going to see a significant economic impact, if this goes on for the next three to five months, certain businesses, I'm sure, are going to have to furlough some of their staff.

  5. South Korean negotiator Jeong Eun-bo:

    The decision by the U.S. side to implement the unpaid leave for our workers as planned does not properly reflect the situation of the negotiations and we think this is regrettable, we urge the U.S. to take measures to ensure the workers subject to the furlough scheme can swiftly return to work.

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