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fast-track

adjective \ ˈfas(t)-ˌtrak \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of fast-track

1 : of, relating to, or moving along a fast track
  • fast-track executives
2 : of, relating to, or being a construction procedure in which work on a building begins before designs are completed
3 : of or relating to authority granted to the President of the U.S. by Congress that allows the President to negotiate trade agreements which Congress must confirm or reject in their entirety

First Known Use of fast-track

1967


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fast-track

verb

Definition of fast-track

transitive verb
: to speed up the processing, production, or construction of in order to meet a goal

fast-tracker

noun

First Known Use of fast-track

1971


fast track

noun

Definition of fast track

1 : a course leading to rapid advancement or success
2 : a course of expedited consideration or approval

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First Known Use of fast track

1975


FAST-TRACK Defined for English Language Learners

fast track

noun

Definition of fast track for English Language Learners

  • : a process or way of proceeding that produces a desired result quickly



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