Stakeholder Definition

stākhōldər
stakeholders
noun
A person or group having a stake, or interest, in the success of an enterprise, business, movement, etc.
Webster's New World
One who holds money bet by others and pays it to the winner.
Webster's New World
A disinterested party who is entrusted to withhold contested money or property while the arguments are being adjudicated or worked out; the third party who is holding the stakes in a wager between two or more parties; a person with an interest in a business or enterprise of some sort, but is not necessarily an owner.
Webster's New World Law
The definition of a stakeholder is a person who has an interest in or investment in something and who is impacted by and cares about how it turns out.
An example of a stakeholder is a person who has invested in a business and who will be impacted by whether the business is profitable or not.
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An escrow agent or custodian.

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Plural:
stakeholders

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