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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).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rapid means of achieving a goal

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