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fast track

An accelerated path to success or achievement. Jacob was doing so well in all of his classes that his school put him on the fast track so he could graduate early. Many authors sell books that promise to put their readers on a fast track to wealth and prosperity.
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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.
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Mr O Byrne said the original plans for a second course of 24 in 2013 were adjusted after additional fast trackers were approved for appointment.
Of course, there are several Fast Trackers that sell for above $10 and a couple that retail above $15 (including a few that feature lower-priced labels while also offering higher-priced reserve and single vineyard wines in their portfolio, for example).
FAST TRACKERS are younger - between 20 and 40 - and have no children to worry about.
Usually, fast trackers are strong performers whose abilities are acknowledged by others.
Fast Trackers - young family types who rely on smart phones and banking apps
She said: "Employers who invest time in providing opportunities for their fast trackers to explore how society works and get engaged in the wider world will hang on to their talent.
He has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America, and selected by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the region's 50 Fast Trackers.