Meaning of fast track
- a racetrack dry and hard enough for optimum speed.
- a railroad track for express trains.
- a situation or course of action that is intensely pressured or competitive, esp. one in which a person advances rapidly to a higher level in a business or profession: With two promotions in six months, he seems to have chosen the fast track.
- an executive on the fast track.
- advancing or being promoted more rapidly than usual, esp. in business or other organizational positions:an executive on the fast track.
- expanding or being developed or handled rapidly and often innovatively:a company on the fast track in computer technology.Cf. fast lane.
Pronunciation: (fast'trak', fäst'-), [key]
— v.i., v.t.
- to advance or develop rapidly.
- of or pertaining to the fast track.