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track

noun (DEVELOPMENT)    /træk/
C2 [C or U] the direction in which someone's job or education develops: She was a lawyer, but then she changed track completely and became a doctor.Making progress and advancingBecoming better [C usually singular] the way in which a thought or idea has developed or might develop: I found it difficult to follow the track of his argument.Logic and reason get off the track to start talking about something that is not part of what you should be talking about: I think we're getting off the track here - we're supposed to be discussing our advertising campaign.Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
(Definition of track noun (DEVELOPMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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