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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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Fast track will only keep the current system in place and that's unacceptable.
Critics have at times argued that fast track is not really necessary to negotiate trade agreements.
The taxpayer and the government reserve the right to withdraw from fast track at any point.
Although the final hiring decision still rests with the commander of the respective department that has the available position, Fast Track has streamlined the initial phases of the application process significantly.
Fast track may well be dead, but nobody should take that to mean that the U.
Since fast track authority expired at the conclusion of the Uruguay Round of trade talks in 1994, reauthorization has been snagged on the question of whether labor and environmental issues belong on the trade agenda.
If either House had voted no, fast track would have been discontinued.
Additional new VMware fast track courses from Global Knowledge are VMware vSphere: Advanced Fast Track [V4.
Hoffa signed the letter, urging Congress to oppose fast track, noting that fast track trade deals mean fewer jobs, lower wages and a declining middle class.
An alternative dispute resolution technique that has been introduced to improve the settlement process is the fast track dispute resolution program.
14, 2001, the LMSB Compliance Division and Appeals jointly introduced the Fast Track Dispute Resolution (FTDR) Program; see Notice 2001-67.
However, in July 1995, the FBI Academy initiated Fast Track, a remedial firearms program, which represented a significant shift in its firearms training philosophy.
After 15 months of dueling price estimates, political battles and turf wars, the Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously agreed to turn over the air-conditioning of 150 schools on an 18-month fast track to an outside group of companies.
In today's highly volatile economic climate, properly managed Fast Track construction offers project owners the potential for significant time and cost savings.