- advancing or being promoted more rapidly than usual, especially 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.Compare fast lane.
Definition for fast track (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object)
British Dictionary definitions for fast track
Idioms and Phrases with fast track
A situation involving high pressure, competition, and, especially, rapid success or advancement. For example, He was definitely on a fast track, becoming a partner after only five years in the firm, or This company was on the fast track in software development. This term alludes to a dry, hard horse track that enables horses to run at high speeds. [Colloquial; mid-1960s] Also see fast lane.