- a computer network with restricted access, as within a company, that uses software and protocols developed for the Internet.
Origin of intranet
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- computing an internal network that makes use of internet technology
C20: from intra- + net 1 (sense 8), modelled on internet
- A privately maintained computer network that only authorized persons can access. Many corporations and institutions, for example, communicate with employees or members through the use of a private intranet.
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