intrastate

[ in-truh-steyt ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈsteɪt /

adjective

existing or occurring within the boundaries of a state, especially of the United States: intrastate commerce.

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Origin of intrastate

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; intra- + state

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH intrastate

interstate, intestate, intrastate
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Example sentences from the Web for intrastate

  • And this despite the fact that the vast majority of freight traffic is interstate, rather than intrastate.

    The Railroad Problem|Edward Hungerford
  • Then, the explanation is—although the classifications changed from interstate to intrastate, it was the same claim.

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

British Dictionary definitions for intrastate

intrastate
/ (ˌɪntrəˈsteɪt) /

adjective

mainly US of, relating to, or confined within a single state, esp a state of the US
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