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    furlough

    furlough - Dictionary definition and meaning for word furlough

    Definition
    (noun) a temporary leave of absence from military duty Definition
    (verb) dismiss, usually for economic reasons
    Synonyms : lay off
    Example Sentence
    • She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized
    Definition
    (verb) grant a leave to
    Example Sentence
    • The prisoner was furloughed for the weekend to visit her children
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for furlough

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FOR+LAUGH....Imagine that you are a soldier and your are saying to your senior that Sir I want to laugh with my family members and I want leave FORLAUGH....please consider my case

furl(roll)ough(ouch),you slipped,rolled and got hurt.you need leave from work

it has got 2 meaning. temporary leave and temporary lay off. You take leave for laughing with family and once you go back you see that you are temporarily laid off.

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