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stakeholder

noun [C] uk   /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊl.dər/  us   /-ˌhoʊl.dɚ/

stakeholder noun [C] (SHARE)

a person or group of people who own a share in a business a person such as an employee, customer, or citizen who is involved with an organization, society, etc. and therefore has responsibilities towards it and an interest in its success

stakeholder noun [C] (RISK)

a person who is in charge of the prize money given by people betting on the result of a game or competition and who gives it to the winner
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