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track

verb (FOLLOW)    /træk/
C2 [T] to follow a person or animal by looking for proof that they have been somewhere, or by using electronic equipment: It's difficult to track an animal over stony ground. The military use radar satellites to track targets through clouds and at night. The terrorists were tracked to (= found in) Amsterdam. → See also backtrack, sidetrackPursuing C2 [T] to record the progress or development of something over a period: The study tracked the careers of 1,226 doctors who trained at the Medical School.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of track verb (FOLLOW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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