*Stakeholder (stakeholders plural) Stakeholders are people who have an interest in a company’s or organization’s affairs. (Business) n-count
Collins English Dictionary
*Stakeholder ”those groups without whose support the organization would cease to exist.”
Stanford Research Institute
*Stakeholder is any person, group or organization who can place a claim on an organization’s attention, resources or output, or is affected by that output. They have a stake in the organization, something at risk, and therefore something to gain or lose as a result of corporate activity.
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