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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 businessFinancial investments and the stock market 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 successSupporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers

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 winnerGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
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