Definition of furlough noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    furlough

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfərloʊ//
     
    [uncountable, countable]
     
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  1. 1permission to leave your duties for a period of time, especially for soldiers working in a foreign country to go home on furlough a six-week furlough
  2. 2 a period of time during which workers are told not to come to work, usually because there is not enough money to pay them
  3. 3 permission for a prisoner to leave prison for a period of time
furloughverbfurlough somebody
 
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