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Synonyms of furlough

Noun


1. furlough, leave, leave of absence

usage: a temporary leave of absence from military duty

Verb


1. furlough, lay off, displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate

usage: dismiss, usually for economic reasons; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"

2. furlough, permit, allow, let, countenance

usage: grant a leave to; "The prisoner was furloughed for the weekend to visit her children"

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