Meaning of “stakeholder” in the English Dictionary

"stakeholder" in British English

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stakeholdernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊl.dər/ us /ˈsteɪkˌhoʊl.dɚ/

(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 /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊldər/ us 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 creates value 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)