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stakeholder

noun [C] (RISK)    /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊl.dər/ US  /-ˌhoʊl.dɚ/
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 Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
(Definition of stakeholder noun (RISK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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