fast track

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fast track (plural fast tracks)

  1. A racetrack with optimum conditions for high speeds
  2. A railroad for express trains.
  3. The quickest or most direct method or path.
    Google welcomes the decision to not approve the fast track of Microsoft's OOXML.
  4. A high-pressure or intensely competitive situation, particularly one characterised by rapid advancement.



fast track (third-person singular simple present fast tracks, present participle fast tracking, simple past and past participle fast tracked)

  1. To progress something with unusual rapidity.
    The head of Sydney Airport thinks frequent flyers should be fast-tracked through security checks.



  • fast track” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • fast track” in Unabridged:, LLC, 1995–.