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fast-track

relating to authority granted to the President of the United States by Congress that allows the President to negotiate trade agreements that Congress must confirm or reject in their entirety

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

adj
denoting the quickest or most direct route or system: fast-track executives; a fast-track procedure for libel claims.
vb
(tr) to speed up the progress of (a project or person)
Translations

fast-track

[ˈfɑːsttræk] ADJrápido, por la vía rápida
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