the public purse

noun

: 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 21 Jul. 2024.

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