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fast lane

n.
1. A lane on a highway for use by faster moving vehicles.
2. Informal A hectic or frenetic way of living, especially when involving the pursuit of sensual pleasure.
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fast lane

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) the outside lane on a motorway or dual carriageway for vehicles overtaking or travelling at high speed
2. informal the quickest but most competitive route to success
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fast′ lane′


n.
1. the lane of a multilane roadway that is used by fast-moving vehicles.
2. any activity or pursuit that is high-pressured, competitive, and sometimes dissipated or dangerous.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fast lane - a hectic and pressured lifestyle often characterized by recklessness or dissipation; "life in fashion's fast lane has taught her a lot"
life style, lifestyle, life-style, modus vivendi - a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes
2.fast lane - the traffic lane for vehicles that are moving rapidly
traffic lane - a lane of a main road that is defined by painted lines; "that car is in the wrong traffic lane"
slow lane - the traffic lane for vehicles that are moving slowly
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Translations
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fast lane

nÜberholspur f; life in the fast lane (fig)das hektische Leben; those in the fast lane of lifediese dynamischen Erfolgstypen (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

fast lane

n (Aut) → corsia di sorpasso
in the fast lane → nella corsia di sorpasso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has put up what it called FAST-lane kiosks at its head office in Pasay and its other satellite offices after its online system of company registration faced some technical problems.
'I have to change my car bumper besides receiving scratches on car several times due to this routine wrong driving of young motorbikers on crossing their actual lane and entering into wrong fast-lane of main roads of twin like Expressway and Kashmir Highway.
'I have to replace my car bumper besides receiving scratches on car body several times due to the wrong driving of young motorbikers in fast-lane of main roads of twin cities like Expressway and Kashmir Highway.