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intrapreneur

[in-truh-pruh-nur, -noo r, -nyoo r] /ˌɪn trə prəˈnɜr, -ˈnʊər, -ˈnyʊər/
noun
1.
an employee of a large corporation who is given freedom and financial support to create new products, services, systems, etc., and does not have to follow the corporation's usual routines or protocols.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; intra- + (entre)preneur
Related forms
intrapreneurship, noun
Can be confused
entrepreneur, intrapreneur.
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British Dictionary definitions for intrapreneur

intrapreneur

/ˌɪntrəprəˈnɜː/
noun
1.
a person who while remaining within a larger organization uses entrepreneurial skills to develop a new product or line of business as a subsidiary of the organization
Word Origin
C20: from intra- + (entre)preneur
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