in the pay of

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Definition of in the pay of

: working usually in a secret way for (a person or organization) He was accused of being in the pay of gangsters.

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“In the pay of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20pay%20of. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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