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furlough
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The Catcher in the Rye
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  • I was practically a child at the time, but I remember when he used to come home on furlough and all, all he did was lie on his bed, practically.

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as in: furloughed to reduce costs Define
unpaid time during which an employee is ordered not do come to work; or the issuing of such an order (Typically done due save money--not due to any dissatisfaction with the employee. Typically job benefits continue.)
as in: received a hardship furlough Define
an excused vacation from military duty or prison; or the granting of such a break
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