fast track


General English

  • adjective
    (written as fast-track)
    which is faster than normal


  • noun rapid promotion for able employees


  • A procedure adopted by the U.S. Congress, at the request of the President, committing it to consider trade agreements without amendment. In return, the President must adhere to a specified timetable and other procedures. Introduced in the Trade Act of 1974. See trade promotion authority.


  • adjective
    (written as fast-track)
    moving forward at a faster rate
  • noun a case management system normally applied to personal injury claims involving sums between £1000 and £15,000, and other civil claims for sums between £5,000 and £15,000