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English definition of “track”

track

verb [T]     /træk/
FOLLOW to follow a person or animal by looking for proof that they have been somewhere, or by using electronic equipment: The wolves are tracked by using radio collars.Pursuing
PROGRESS to record the progress or development of something over a period: The project tracks the effects of population growth on the area.Classifying and creating order
(Definition of track verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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