stakeholder Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"stakeholder" in British English

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stakeholdernoun [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 ​itssuccess

stakeholder noun [C] (RISK)

a ​person who is in ​charge of the ​prizemoney given by ​people betting on the ​result of a ​game or ​competition and who gives it to the ​winner
(Definition of stakeholder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stakeholder" in Business English

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stakeholdernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊldər/ ECONOMICS, MANAGEMENT,
an ​employee, ​investor, ​customer, etc. who is involved in or ​buys from a ​business and has an ​interest in its ​success: Corporate ​executives need to ​think about the whole ​business and how it ​createsvalue for ​customers and stakeholders. The ​bill faces opposition from a ​number of key stakeholders, ​including the California Chamber of Commerce.
(Definition of stakeholder from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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