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fast track

noun
1.
a racetrack dry and hard enough for optimum speed.
2.
a railroad track for express trains.
3.
Informal. a situation or course of action that is intensely pressured or competitive, especially 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.
Idioms
4.
on a/the fast track, Informal.
a.
advancing or being promoted more rapidly than usual, especially in business or other organizational positions: an executive on the fast track.
b.
expanding or being developed or handled rapidly and often innovatively: a company on the fast track in computer technology. Compare fast lane.
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fast track

noun
a rapid means of achieving a goal; "they saw independence as the fast track to democracy"; "he took a fast track to the top of the corporate ladder"; "the company went off the fast track when the stock market dropped" 
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