extranet

noun
ex·​tra·​net | \ ˈek-strə-ˌnet How to pronounce extranet (audio) \

Definition of extranet

: a network (as of a company) similar to an intranet that also allows access by certain others (such as customers or suppliers)

Examples of extranet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, the attack did impact an older extranet system, used by current and retired staff as well as partners. Craig Timberg, Washington Post, "American touting covid conspiracies probably posted WHO, Gates Foundation passwords online, report says," 29 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of extranet

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Extranet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extranet. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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