from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal The quickest and most direct route to achievement of a goal, as in competing for professional advancement: "Making complaints against the public is hardly the fast track to elective office” ( New Yorker).
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- n. A race track with optimum conditions for high speeds
- n. A railroad for express trains.
- n. The quickest or most direct method or path.
- n. A high-pressure or intensely competitive situation, particularly one characterised by rapid advancement.
- v. To progress something with unusual rapidity.
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- n. a rapid means of achieving a goal
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