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extranetnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈeks.trə.net/
a ​system of ​computers that makes it ​possible for ​particularorganizations to ​communicate with each other and ​shareinformation: The extranet will ​link the ​company with ​itscustomers and ​suppliers.
(Definition of extranet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"extranet" in Business English

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extranetnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈekstrənet/
IT, INTERNET, COMMUNICATIONS a ​system of ​computers that makes it possible for a ​company and ​people outside the ​company to communicate and ​shareinformation over the ​internet. Extranets also ​allowemployees who ​work away from the ​office to ​connect to the ​officecomputers: Extranets ​enablesuppliers to ​reactpromptly to ​changes in a company's ​business, thereby ​cutting out ​wastefulstock and unnecessary ​humancommandchains.
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(Definition of extranet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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