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furlough

US [ˈfɜrloʊ]
UK [ˈfɜː(r)ləʊ]
  • n.(尤指在国外服役士兵的)休假(许可);(犯人的)准假
  • v.给予休假;强迫…休假
  • Web暂时解雇;休假证;费隆
Plural Form:furloughs  Present Participle:furloughing  Past Tense:furloughed  
furlough
n.
1.
(尤指在国外服役士兵的)休假(许可)permission to leave your duties for a period of time, especially for soldiers working in a foreign country
2.
(犯人的)准假permission for a prisoner to leave prison for a period of time
3.
(通常因发不出工资而给的)准假a period of time during which workers are told not to come to work, usually because there is not enough money to pay them