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track record

noun
1.
a record of achievements or performance:
an executive with a good track record.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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Examples for track record
  • The movie industry doesn't have the best track record when it comes to race.
  • There isn't a shred of evidence, no track record of safety or scientific expertise.
  • Given the track record of malaria vaccines, that's a distinct possibility.
  • They have proven their track record of disregard for human life.
  • One can see this by looking at the track record of the world's economies.
  • Given the commissions' erratic track record, the argument strikes many legal observers as dubious.
  • Based on that track record, such promises of voting in four years' time carry little weight.
  • Having a track record, a reputation for reliability is part of it, too.
  • Their track record has been impressive, and their cutting-edge nature inspires public imagination.
  • The administration's track record is not impressive.
British Dictionary definitions for track record

track record

noun
1.
(informal) the past record of the accomplishments and failures of a person, business, etc
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Slang definitions & phrases for track record

track record

noun phrase

Any record of performance, esp of success; chart, footprint, form: I have a lot of relevant experience and a good track record/ Voluntary organizations have a much better track record in the third world

[1965+; fr the record of performance of a racehorse on the racetrack]


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Idioms and Phrases with track record
A record of actual performance or achievements, as in This applicant has an excellent track record. This term probably comes from horse racing, where it signifies the best time a horse has ever achieved at a particular track or over a particular distance. However, some believe it alludes to track and field records. Its figurative use dates from the late 1940s.
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