Definition of stakeholder in English:

stakeholder

Syllabification: stake·hold·er
Pronunciation: /ˈstākˌhōldər
 
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noun

1(In gambling) an independent party with whom each of those who make a wager deposits the money or counters wagered.
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  • The statute permits a gambling ‘loser’ or other permitted plaintiff to recover from ‘a winner, depositary or stakeholder’ money lost by a ‘wager, bet or stake.’
  • Back then, wagers were placed on top of wooden stakes while the ‘stakeholder’ supervised the betting.
2A person with an interest or concern in something, especially a business.
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  • The body should also have regional networks in order to accommodate greater interests among stakeholders.
  • For those reasons the board concluded the interests of stakeholders would be best served by a sale of the Dutch business.
  • But with the voluntary sector, you also need people who can take account of the interests of stakeholders.
2.1 [as modifier] Denoting a type of organization or system in which all the members or participants are seen as having an interest in its success: a stakeholder economy
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  • Sponsors must also ensure that arrangements are in place for alerting them, and other stakeholder organizations, if significant developments occur in relation to safety or scientific direction.
  • For all organizations each of their stakeholder interactions is asset-creating.
  • The multi-dimensional inputs enter the labour relations system by means of stakeholder actors.

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