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paymaster
American English: /ˈpeɪˌmæstər/
British English: /ˈpeɪmɑːstə/

Translation of paymaster in Spanish:

noun

  • pagador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    (encargado de la nómina)
    the government is the major paymaster for this research
    el gobierno provee la mayor parte de los fondos para esta investigación
    the paymasters of these criminals were well-known industrialists
    estos delincuentes estaban a sueldo de conocidos industriales
    Example sentences
    • The rest were suited and booted, meeting the corporate paymasters and generally celebrating.
    • Rectors and directors of education will face up neither to these parents nor their political paymasters.
    • These are the people who get their hands dirty on policy details, and can deliver the goodies to the corporate paymasters.

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