stakeholder - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] business 

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/ˈsteɪkˌhəʊldə(r)/
singularstakeholder
pluralstakeholders
  1. a person or company that has invested in a business and owns part of it
    1. a.
      someone who has an interest in the success of a plan, system, or organization, for example a worker in a company or the parent of a child at a school