- Paymaster General
- Paymaster General ˌPaymaster ˈGeneral nounthe Paymaster General ECONOMICS in Britain, the member of the government responsible for making payments by government departments:
• The Comptroller is charged with authorizing the amounts paid out by the Paymaster General.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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