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[in-truh-steyt] /ˌɪn trəˈsteɪt/
existing or occurring within the boundaries of a state, especially of the United States:
intrastate commerce.
Compare interstate.
Origin of intrastate
1900-05, Americanism; intra- + state
Can be confused
interstate, intestate, intrastate. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for intrastate
  • intrastate long-distance calls also require these prefixes.
  • In other words, the judge ruled that the legislature has no business picking winners and losers in intrastate commerce.
  • Yes, but you must meet the definition of an intrastate driver to take advantage of these exemptions.
  • intrastate carriers operate entirely within a single state jurisdiction.
  • Medical waivers for intrastate operators of commercial motor vehicles.
  • Operators of commercial intrastate vehicles fall under different licensing requirements.
British Dictionary definitions for intrastate


(mainly US) of, relating to, or confined within a single state, esp a state of the US
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