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paymaster

[pey-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈpeɪˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a person authorized by a company, government, etc., to pay out wages or salaries, especially in the military.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; pay1 + master
Related forms
paymastership, noun
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paymaster

/ˈpeɪˌmɑːstə/
noun
1.
an official of a government, business, etc, responsible for the payment of wages and salaries
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