Examples of paymaster in a Sentence
She worked as the company's paymaster for 22 years.
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The fireplace is all that remains of the paymaster's tollbooth of the old Bluestone Quarry of the early 20th century.
But beneath the calm is a town under tightfisted control, enforced by militias accountable only to their paymasters.
Calls for reparations from the war, during which about 6 million Poles -- half of them Jews -- were killed, are souring ties between the EU’s largest eastern member and Germany, the bloc’s paymaster.
Yes, his alleged money-laundering schemes do not by themselves answer the question of whether Manafort was helping to manipulate an American presidential election on behalf of his Russian paymasters.
While current financing from the EU budget is locked in until 2020, Poland’s dispute with the bloc’s main paymaster could have consequences when members begin to negotiate a new seven-year spending cycle.
Unlike other institutions designed to promote free inquiry, such as universities or some publications, think-tanks do not enjoy large endowments, researcher tenure or subscription revenue to insulate thinkers from paymasters.
The last Saturday of the month also features a train robbery right out of the Old West, with cowboy bandits on horseback taking over the train and relieving the paymaster of his banknotes.
Calls for reparations from the 1939-1945 conflict, during which about 6 million Poles -- half of them Jews -- were killed, is souring ties between the European Union’s largest eastern member and Germany, the bloc’s paymaster.
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Definition of paymaster for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is paying salaries or wages
: a person, country, etc., that pays people and controls their actions
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