stake·hold·er

stake·hold·er
/ˈsteıkˌhoʊldɚ/ noun, pl -ers [count]
1 : a person or business that has invested money in something (such as a company)

corporate stakeholders

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

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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