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stakeholder

noun [C] (SHARE)    /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊl.dər/ US  /-ˌhoʊl.dɚ/
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
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