Origin of stakeholder
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Related Wordspartner, collaborator, colleague, shareholder, participant, contributor, associate, ally
Examples from the Web for stakeholders
Stakeholders must all deepen, not divide our diplomatic engagement.Satellites Correctly Predict Military Campaign Against Civilians in Sudan
December 9, 2013
It is what ATFP does in between galas that makes such a huge range of stakeholders want to attend them.
ATFP's galas are unique in bringing together a set of stakeholders that rarely appear side-by-side in public.
Stakeholders on both sides thought the bill had partisan support after Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper called a special session.Gay Politicians: Colorado Civil Unions Debacle Will Galvanize Voters
May 19, 2012
He sees the necessity for CEOs to feel responsible “not just to the shareholders but the stakeholders” as well.Forget Occupy—Let the Pentagon Run Wall Street
May 6, 2012
In the midst of their rejoicing some one called for the stakeholders to share in the festivity.Colonial Born
G. Firth Scott
On the day of the race the forenoon is spent in making bets, the managers acting as stakeholders.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)
Chance is very well for betting-men, but will not do for the respectable betting-office keepers, who are the stakeholders.
- a person or group owning a significant percentage of a company's shares
- a person or group not owning shares in an enterprise but affected by or having an interest in its operations, such as the employees, customers, local community, etc
- of or relating to policies intended to allow people to participate in and benefit from decisions made by enterprises in which they have a stakea stakeholder economy
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Word Origin and History for stakeholders
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