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extranet

[ek-struh-net] /ˈɛk strəˌnɛt/
noun
1.
an intranet that is partially accessible to authorized persons outside of a company or organization.
Origin
1995-2000
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extranet

/ˈɛkstrəˌnɛt/
noun
1.
(computing) an intranet that is modified to allow outsiders access to it, esp one belonging to a business that allows access to customers
Word Origin
C20: from extra- + net1 (sense 8), modelled on intranet
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extranet
  (ěk'strə-nět')   
An extension of an institution's intranet, enabling communication between the institution and people it deals with, often by providing limited access to its intranet.
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