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  1. furlough

    • IPA[ˈfəːləʊ]

    英式

    • n.
      suspension or discharge of a worker or workers on account of economic conditions or shortage of work, especially when temporary;leave of absence from a job, position, or period of military service
    • v.
      suspend or discharge (a worker) from a job, especially temporarily, on account of economic conditions or shortage of work;grant (someone) leave of absence from a job, position, or period of military service.
    • verb: furlough, 3rd person present: furloughs, gerund or present participle: furloughing, past tense: furloughed, past participle: furloughed

    • noun: furlough, plural noun: furloughs

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. suspension or discharge of a worker or workers on account of economic conditions or shortage of work, especially when temporary half of employers say they will put the majority of their staff on furlough every morning we're hearing about significant furloughs among the airlines
    • leave of absence from a job, position, or period of military service a civil servant home on furlough a six-week furlough in Australia
    • the temporary release of a convict from prison inmates are allowed out on furlough they let him out of prison on a weekend furlough

    動詞

    • 1. suspend or discharge (a worker) from a job, especially temporarily, on account of economic conditions or shortage of work the company temporarily shuttered two plants and furloughed 8,100 workers state workers have been furloughed because of the budget crisis
    • grant (someone) leave of absence from a job, position, or period of military service.
    • temporarily release (a convict) from prison.