Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of furlough.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of furlough.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Dozens of journalists and bloggers are currently behind bars or free on short-term furloughs.

    Human Rights Watch: Iran: Child Hanged in Public as Ahmadinejad Prepares for his General Assembly Speech

  • Jon Corzine asked unions in January to forgo a 3.5% raise and accept short-term furloughs for about 60,000 workers this year.

    Budget Gaps Pit States Versus Unions

  • CPJ said an additional 18 journalists were free on short-term furloughs granted for the Iranian New Year and were expected to report back to prison.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • The organization said Tuesday that an additional 18 journalists were free on short-term furloughs granted for the Iranian New Year and were expected to report back to prison.

    Homepage

  • The organization said on Tuesday another 18 journalists were free on short-term furloughs granted for the Iranian New Year and were expected to report back to prison.

    WCAX - Local News

  • The plant also instituted "rolling layoffs" that involved short-term furloughs of two weeks.

    News from www.pantagraph.com

  • According to CPJ, at least 34 journalists were jailed in Iran as of April 1, and another 18 were free on short-term furloughs but were expected to report back to prison soon.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • State workers will also see a 3 percent cut in pay through unpaid time known as furloughs, and Gregoire's budget office said that about 2,000 state workers could lose their jobs.

    The Seattle Times

  • MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University officials are considering salary freezes, short-term furloughs and retirement buyouts for employees, as well as closing buildings, to address a projected $.

    The Mining Journal

  • Financially struggling universities, factories and even hospitals are requiring employees to take unpaid "furloughs" - temporary layoffs that amount to one-time pay cuts for workers and a cost savings for employers.

    AOL News

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