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fast track

n.
1. A course leading to rapid advancement or change, as in a career: "Making complaints against the public is hardly the fast track to elective office" (New Yorker).
2. A course that leads to early consideration or review: The board put the proposal on the fast track.

fast′-track′ adj. & v.
fast track′er n.

fast′ track`


n.
a career track in which a person advances more rapidly than usual: an executive on the fast track.
fast′-track`, adj., v.i., v.t. -tracked, -track•ing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fast track - a rapid means of achieving a goal; "they saw independence as the fast track to democracy"; "he took a fast track to the top of the corporate ladder"; "the company went off the fast track when the stock market dropped"
means, way, agency - how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; "a means of control"; "an example is the best agency of instruction"; "the true way to success"
Translations

fast track

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