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paymaster

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪˌmæstər; ˈpeɪˌmɑːstə(r)/

Translation of paymaster in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • pagador, (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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