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track

verb
 
 
/træk/
[T] to follow the movement or progress of something or someone: The company set up a database to help track sales across the country. Investigators are tracking streams of the contaminated food through several states.
[T] to record the progress or development of something over a period: We have been tracking the trends in computer sales for over ten years. The study tracked the careers of 1226 doctors who trained at the University of Michigan Medical School.
[T] BANKING, FINANCE to follow the level of an interest rate: The mortgage deal will track the Bank of England base rate plus 0.75 pc.
[T] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to follow the level of a particular share index: Tony is putting £500 a month into a savings account which tracks the FTSE All-Share index.
(Definition of track verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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