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noun [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 government accused the opposition parties of being controlled by trade union paymasters.
Translations of “paymaster”
in Chinese (Traditional) (利用金錢進行操控的)操縱者,後台老闆…
in Chinese (Simplified) (利用金钱进行操控的)操纵者,后台老板…
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