on furlough

Definition of on furlough

  1. :  with permission to be away or required to be away for a period of time from the place where one is stationed or working :  experiencing such a time away soldiers going home on furlough workers on furlough from their jobs

Word by Word Definitions

furloughplay
  1. :  a leave of absence from duty granted especially to a soldier

    :  a document authorizing such a leave of absence

  1. :  to grant a furlough to

    :  to lay off from work


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