Days later, after four years in jail, Tavakoli was freed on furlough.
A healthy business that allowed ten or twelve people to take a 10 percent furlough would free up enough money to hire a worker.
A second shutdown in December 1995, which lasted into early 1996, prompted the furlough of some 240,000 workers.
These are employees already being effected by furlough brought under the sequester.
With more than 2/3 of CIA civilians on furlough, a number of worst-case situations became far more likely.
Old man, if you ever get a furlough from business, you go down to Mount Vernon and revel in memories of the father of his country.
At Christmas I obtained a furlough to visit my people at Penryn.
Havin' told Old Hickory about it, though, I was on hand next mornin' with a whole day's furlough.
Armed with a medical certificate, he applied for and received a furlough.
My notion is that you will not be likely to get the furlough so soon.
1620s, vorloffe, from Dutch verlof, literally "permission," from Middle Dutch ver- "completely, for" + laf, lof "permission," which is related to the second element in believe and to leave (n.).
The -gh spelling developed by 1770s and represents an "f" that was once pronounced at the end of the word but disappeared fairly soon thereafter in English.
1783, from furlough (n.). Related: Furloughed; furloughing.