the fast track

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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the fast track

COMMON The fast track to something is the quickest way of achieving it. These students will learn leadership, management and computer skills — and be put on the fast track to a highly paid job. Like many of his classmates, Chris Urwin believes a university degree will be his passport to the fast track into a company. Note: If someone or something is on the fast track or on the fast track to a particular goal or state, they are likely to achieve it very soon or very easily. This sweet Carolina gal is on the fast track to becoming country music's newest star. Those kids are on a fast track to becoming unhealthy adults. Note: You can also talk about a fast-track approach to something or a fast-track way of achieving something. The fast-track process speeds up approval of international trade agreements. They offer fast-track promotion schemes for promising young executives. Note: Fast track is also used as a verb to mean to make something happen quickly. The chance for Columbus to fast track him to the National Hockey League was too good to miss. Note: A track here is a running track or racing track.
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The DPR has also reduced the length of the fast track by 3.7 kilometres to 72.5 km.
The key objectives of the fast track system in India will be to pave the way for and identify and solve problems faced by Italian companies and investors with their operations in India.
When a Fast Track Class schedule is finalized, qualified applicants will be contacted by the Illinois State Police to complete the Fast Track Examination.
The Fast Track designation will allow Allergan to work more closely with the FDA to bring AGN-241751 to patients as soon as possible.'
Reportedly, the Fast Track Designation is supported by data from the 24-week open label multicentre Phase 2 trial in patients with Wilson Disease (WTX101-201), which was conducted by Wilson Therapeutics.
Wednesday's agreement is a heartening development, one that should lead to a vote on the fast track bill as early as next week.
Winners of the Fast Track Award were honored at an awards banquet on Thursday, June 26th at Executive AirShare in Cheektowaga, New York.
Expansion into Israel, Ireland and Holland helped sales rise 122% per annum over three years to PS5.3m, placing the Caerphilly firm at number 17 in the Fast Track 100 league table.
The Fast Track Growth Brands category includes the top-performing erforming brands, percentage-wise, during the past four years.
The decision of the House of Representatives to effectively take the Colombia FTA off of fast track at the end of the Bush Administration demonstrates that the fast track bargain requires continuing work and good faith from both sides.
In the study patients on the fast track also had a physical therapy session on the day of surgery.
Patients on the fast track protocol had a physical therapy session on the day of their surgery.
Other E&J Gallo brands in the Fast Track have likewise shown significant sales activity: Tisdale wines gained 23.1% to 800,000 cases; Liberty Creek's low-priced, fast-selling 1.5 liter varietals moved 600,000 cases (up 27.7%); and the Five Oaks line of varietals reached 250,000 cases (up 19.0%).
Kini said it will be known on Friday when the fast track court will begin hearing the case.