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fast track

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfast trackfast tracka way of achieving something more quickly than is normally doneon the fast track πŸ”Š a young actress on the fast track to fame and success β†’ fast
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on the fast trackβ€’ Now Chairman Jack Strowger is banking on a bumper Christmas to get profits back on the fast track.β€’ Women have sought business degrees to get on the fast track at big corporations.β€’ Once on the fast track, the momentum will be relentless.β€’ People in Great Groups are never insiders or corporate types on the fast track: They are always on their own track.β€’ Uphill task: The drivers on the fast track to the top.
fast trackˈfast track noun [singular] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š the fast track to something is the fastest way of achieving it πŸ”Š Many saw independence as the fast track to democracy.
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fast trackβ€’ The Bar Council believes that there must be a fast track.β€’ A genius who chucked the academic fast track for a tar paper cabin with no outhouse?β€’ Once on the fast track, the momentum will be relentless.
fast-trackˈfast-track1 adjective [only before noun] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š BBBhappening or making progress more quickly than is usual πŸ”Š a fast-track procedure for adoption
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fast-trackβ€’ BThe fast-track combat symbolizes the Gephardt game.β€’ Everybody accepts that there is no chance of an agreement to extend the fast-track deadline beyond the beginning of March.β€’ Sunday marked the second time that Clinton had been forced to pull the fast-track legislation.β€’ Having to adopt the fast-track method made life difficult for all three.β€’ My personal opinion is that the project was started too soon, as in any fast-track project like this.β€’ Taking the podium, Baker said fast-track trade authority, sought by the Clinton administration, should be approved by Congress.
fast-trackˈfast-track2 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š to help something happen or make progress more quickly than usual πŸ”Š Your application can be fast-tracked for a fee.From Longman Business Dictionaryfast trackˈfast track noun [singular]HUMAN RESOURCES a quick and direct path to getting jobs that are more important and better paidHe is a middle manager in his 30s, on the fast track for promotion.one of the bank’s fast track graduates β€”fast tracking noun [uncountable]Fast tracking of managers with high potential can slow down managerial development of the company as a whole.
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