stakeholder Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “stakeholder” in the English Dictionary

"stakeholder" in British English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of stakeholder?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“stakeholder” in British English

Word of the Day

carnival

(a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More