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"fast track" in British English

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fast tracknoun [S]

uk   /ˈfɑːst ˌtræk/ us   /ˈfæst ˌtræk/
fast-track
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈfɑːst.træk/ us   /ˈfæst-/ UK
fast-track opportunities They've introduced a fast-track system for brighter pupils which will allow thousands to take their GCSE exams two years early.
fast-track
verb [T] uk   /ˈfɑːst.træk/ us   /ˈfæst-/
His passport application was fast-tracked.
(Definition of fast track from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fast track" in American English

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fast tracknoun [C usually sing]

/ˈfæst ˌtræk/
the quickest, but usually most competitive, route to success or improvement
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"fast track" in Business English

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fast tracknoun [S]

uk   us   also fast lane
a way of making progress or achieving something more quickly than usual, especially in your job: By the summer of 2011, the company was on the fast track to becoming a major player in agricultural genetics.

fast-trackverb [T]

uk   us  
to make it easier for something to happen or for someone to achieve something more quickly than usual: There are calls for the bill to be fast-tracked through Congress.
fast-tracking
noun [U]
(Definition of fast track from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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