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English definition of “track”

track

verb [T] (MAKE MARKS)   /træk/
to follow something that moves or changes by noticing marks or signs that it has left behind: The study tracked the careers of 1226 doctors who trained at Harvard Medical School. If you track something messy or dirty, you leave messy or dirty marks when walking because you had something on your shoes or feet: The kids are always tracking mud in the kitchen.
(Definition of track verb (MAKE MARKS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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