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Definition of stakeholder noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    stakeholder

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈsteɪkˌhoʊldər//
     
     
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  1. 1 a person or company that is involved in a particular organization, project, system, etc., especially because they have invested money in it All our employees are stakeholders in the company. The candidate has said she wants to create a stakeholder economy in which all members of society feel that they have an interest in its success.
  2. 2a person who holds all the bets placed on a game or race and who pays the money to the winner
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