- Fast track is defined as some course that is leading somewhere quickly, either literally or figuratively.
An example of fast track is a career woman who is quickly moving up in her office and who will be in a senior management position soon.
- The definition of fast track is to speed something up.
An example of fast track is when your banker friend pushes your loan application through more quickly than normal.
- fast lane (sense )
- a career path offering rapid advancement
- a building method in which construction begins even before plans and designs are completed
- speedy or accelerated; expeditious: fast-track approval of a new drug
- designating or having to do with the power to enter into agreements that are not subject to Congressional modification: the President's fast-track authority in trade negotiations
- A course leading to rapid advancement or change, as in a career: “Making complaints against the public is hardly the fast track to elective office” (New Yorker).
- A course that leads to early consideration or review: The board put the proposal on the fast track.
- fast track′er
(countable and uncountable, plural fast tracks)
- A race track with optimum conditions for high speeds
- A railroad for express trains.
- The quickest or most direct method or path.
- "Google welcomes the ISO decision to not approve the fast track of Microsoft's OOXML."
- A high-pressure or intensely competitive situation, particularly one characterised by rapid advancement.
(third-person singular simple present fast tracks, present participle fast tracking, simple past and past participle fast tracked)
- Alternative spelling of fast track.
fast-track - Legal Definition
- An expedited litigation or discovery schedule ordered by the court, generally in relation to civil cases. See also speedy trial.
- to expedite a case schedule.