track record


Definition of track record

: a record of past performance often taken as an indicator of likely future performance

Examples of track record in a Sentence

These stocks have a proven track record.
Recent Examples on the Web To date, Oz’s GOP opponents haven’t used his track record of misinformation against him. Lev Facher, STAT, 14 May 2022 An attorney who specializes in healthcare issues, Sykes comes from a family with a long track record of winning local elections. Sabrina Eaton, cleveland, 30 Apr. 2022 Armstead will turn 31 in July, and his age and durability concerns had to be real for teams, especially considering his track record with injuries. Brad Biggs,, 31 Mar. 2022 Payment history helps determine your track record of reliability. Juan Carlos Medina, Forbes, 2 Nov. 2021 If anything, these programs are underfunded, considering their track record of improving educational attainment, parent satisfaction, and test scores . . . Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 24 Sep. 2021 Matt Hagan set the track record in Funny Car at this year’s event in February, going 3.823-seconds at 333.41 mph. The Arizona Republic, 30 Mar. 2022 In the past, teams might have bet on the track record or a rebound; today, every team probably has players in the minors who could replicate Miller's mediocre 2021 at a fraction of the cost. David Faris, The Week, 11 Feb. 2022 However, the Taliban’s track record of female suppression has left many women’s rights activists with almost no reason to trust their promises. Somayeh Malekian, ABC News, 3 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of track record

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for track record

track entry 1 (track-and-field sports)

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22 May 2022

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“Track record.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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