in·​tra·​net ˈin-trə-ˌnet How to pronounce intranet (audio)
: a network operating like the World Wide Web but having access restricted to a limited group of authorized users (such as employees of a company)

Examples of intranet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to National Mortgage News, CEO William Taylor published a video on the company’s intranet in late May thanking some branch managers for paying rent for the company. William Thornton |, al, 11 Sep. 2023 Hess, in his report, acknowledged that as a best practice, many government and private organizations have implemented policies similar to the one Dahl quietly posted to the IT department’s intranet. Emily Goodykoontz, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Aug. 2023 The internet was three people’s computers that worked on an intranet. Eric Francisco, The Hollywood Reporter, 28 July 2023 The batch of internal emails shows that on April 11, the Information Technology Department director, Marc Dahl, sent former chief of staff Sami Graham the policy language and told her that it was published to the city’s intranet on the internal IT security web page. Emily Goodykoontz, Anchorage Daily News, 19 July 2023 The Iranian government is taking advantage of Internet shutdowns to push citizens onto a local intranet that is vulnerable to surveillance and censorship For nearly a month Iranians have been fiercely and relentlessly protesting against their government. Sophie Bushwick, Scientific American, 13 Oct. 2022 Director of Brand & Creative Marketing at Happeo, the social intranet that leaders use to lead happier employees. Stefka Ivanova, Forbes, 16 May 2022 Additionally, other essential benefits information, such as your company’s compensation and incentive programs, should be clearly detailed somewhere – whether on the company intranet, in a handbook, or in an onboarding packet. Johnny C. Taylor Jr., USA TODAY, 26 Jan. 2021 Our values are displayed in our office space and on our intranet. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intranet was in 1977

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“Intranet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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