Definition of intramural
- intramural squabbles
- intramural sports
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With its Latin prefix intra-, "within" (not to be confused with inter-, "between"), intramural means literally "within the walls". The word is usually used for sports played between teams made up only from students at one campus. Intramural athletics is often the most popular extracurricular activity at a college or university.
: existing or occurring within a particular group or organization (such as a school)
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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