Synonyms and Antonyms of furlough

  1. the termination of the employment of an employee or a work force often temporarily the landscaping company usually has to put most of its personnel on furlough during the extremely slow winter months Synonyms ax (or axe), discharge, dismissal, layoff, redundancy [chiefly British]Related Words pink slip; bird [chiefly British], boot, bum's rush, downsizing, firing, heave-ho, sack; closing, shutdown; shakeout, shake-upNear Antonyms callback, recall, reemployment, rehire, rehiring

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