Associations to the word «Stakeholder»


STAKEHOLDER, noun. A person holding the stakes of bettors, with the responsibility of delivering the pot to the winner of the bet.
STAKEHOLDER, noun. An escrow agent or custodian.
STAKEHOLDER, noun. (legal) A person filing an interpleader action, such as a garnishee or trustee, who acknowledges possession of property that is owed to one or more of several other claimants.
STAKEHOLDER, noun. A person or organisation with a legitimate interest in a given situation, action or enterprise.
STAKEHOLDER SOCIETY, noun. (politics) The concept, within the New Labour movement, that members of a society have both rights from it, and duties or responsibilities to it.

Dictionary definition

STAKEHOLDER, noun. Someone entrusted to hold the stakes for two or more persons betting against one another; must deliver the stakes to the winner.

Wise words

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