- fast lane (sense )
- a career path offering rapid advancement
- a building method in which construction begins even before plans and designs are completed
fast trackfast track
- 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.
- 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.
- While many could argue that Hudson's fast-track weight loss was not safe for her body, keep in mind that she had a staff of people, including a nutritionist and strength coach, to keep her weight loss efforts safe and healthy.
- You'll either need to adapt to her fast-track lifestyle or simply get out of the race and let someone else take your place.
- Promotions come later, and the "fast-track" positions are often out of reach altogether.
- "Experts Try Fast-Track Fix for Children with Phobias."
- Let me put it this way, there are fast-track guys and day-to-day guys—the guys who just get the job done.