the public purse

noun

Definition of the public purse

: government funds Many believe the work should be financed by the public purse.

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“The public purse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20public%20purse. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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