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paymasternoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪˌmɑː.stər/  us   /-ˌmæs.tɚ/
a ​person or an ​organization that ​pays for something to ​happen and ​therefore has or ​expects to have some ​control over it: The ​governmentaccused the ​oppositionparties of being ​controlled by ​tradeunion paymasters. a ​person whose ​job is to ​paywages or ​salaries in ​certainorganizations
(Definition of paymaster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paymasternoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪˌmɑːstər/  us   /ˈpeɪˌmæstər/ FINANCE
a ​person or an ​organization that ​pays for something, and has or expects to have some ​control over it: Germany is the chief paymaster of the EU's 100 ​billionbudget.
a ​person or an ​organization that is in ​charge of ​payingpeople the ​money they have ​earned: All UN ​agencies are ​required to ​pay their ​localstaff through a government paymaster.
(Definition of paymaster from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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