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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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stakeholderstake‧hold‧er /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊldə $ -ˌhoʊldər/ noun [countable]  1 someone who has invested money into something, or who has some important connection with it, and therefore is affected by its success or failurestakeholder in Citizens should be stakeholders in the society they live in.2 lawSCL someone, usually a lawyer, who takes charge of a property during a quarrel or a sale3 DGGRISKsomeone chosen to hold the money that is risked by people on a race, competition etc and to give all of it to the winner
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stakeholderStakeholders resent production being cut after they have invested.We can begin to restore the public purpose of corporations by asserting their responsibility and accountability to all stakeholders.All stakeholders must have a voice if it is to be a true partnership.A government has more stakeholders than a business, and most of them vote.What customers and other stakeholders value may conflict with shareholders' expectations.Indeed, some stakeholders may take action to prevent a rational analysis of their stance or at least any debate over it.To change anything important, many of those stakeholders must agree.
From Longman Business Dictionarystakeholderstake‧hold‧er /ˈsteɪkˌhəʊldə-ˌhoʊldər/ noun [countable]1a person who is considered to be an important part of an organization or of society because they have responsibility within it and receive advantages from itChief executives of international companies want to spend more personal time on stakeholder issues. By ‘stakeholder’, we mean staff and the local community.2American EnglishFINANCE someone who owns shares in a company SYN shareholder BrEThe organization’s big stockmarket investments make it an important stakeholder in Lebanon’s economy.
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