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critical pathnoun [S]

uk   us   MANAGEMENT
the ​series of ​tasks that must be done in ​order and in the ​rightamount of ​time in ​order to complete a ​project on ​time: In ​order to complete your ​project on ​time, you need to first ​define the ​critical path of ​activities.
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