in·​tra·​pre·​neur | \ ˌin-trə-prə-ˈnər How to pronounce intrapreneur (audio) , -ˈnu̇r, -ˈnyu̇r How to pronounce intrapreneur (audio) \

Definition of intrapreneur

: a corporate executive who develops new enterprises within the corporation

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Other Words from intrapreneur

intrapreneurial \ ˌin-​trə-​ˈnər-​ē-​əl How to pronounce intrapreneurial (audio) , -​ˈn(y)u̇r-​ \ adjective

Examples of intrapreneur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Pitch welcomes both entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs from big and small companies to apply. Alan Murray, Fortune, "Korea Breakthrough, Bezos Wealth, Wells Probe: CEO Daily for April 27, 2018," 27 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of intrapreneur

1978, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intrapreneur

intra- + entrepreneur

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The first known use of intrapreneur was in 1978

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“Intrapreneur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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