stakeholder

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noun stake·hold·er \ˈstāk-ˌhōl-dər\

Definition of stakeholder

  1. 1 :  a person entrusted with the stakes of bettors

  2. 2 :  one that has a stake in an enterprise

  3. 3 :  one who is involved in or affected by a course of action

stakeholding

play \-diŋ\ noun

1708

First Known Use of stakeholder

1708


STAKEHOLDER Defined for English Language Learners

stakeholder

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noun stake·hold·er \ˈstāk-ˌhōl-dər\

Definition of stakeholder for English Language Learners

  • : a person or business that has invested money in something (such as a company)

  • : a person who holds the money that people have bet on something and then gives it to the winner


Law Dictionary

stakeholder

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noun stake·hold·er \ˈstāk-ˌhōl-dər\

Legal Definition of stakeholder

  1. 1 :  a person holding property or owing an obligation that is claimed by two or more adverse claimants and who has no claim to or interest in the property or obligation

  2. 2 :  a person having an interest or share in a commercial undertaking



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