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intrapreneur Line breaks: intra|pre¦neur
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntrəprəˈnəː/

Definition of intrapreneur in English:


A manager within a company who promotes innovative product development and marketing.
Example sentences
  • The power in Tokyo rests with the restless, the young people of the streets creating art and music, and intrapreneurs developing new consumer products and services.
  • There is the public sector and intrapreneurs within private companies.
  • Can they use these managers to replace intrapreneurs who have departed, or will the CEOs have to continue raiding for scarce talent?


1970s (originally US): from intra- 'within' + a shortened form of entrepreneur.

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