fast-track
I. adjective Date: 1967 1. of, relating to, or moving along a fast track <
fast-track executives
>
2. of, relating to, or being a construction procedure in which work on a building begins before designs are completed 3. of or relating to authority granted to the President of the United States by Congress that allows the President to negotiate trade agreements which Congress must confirm or reject in their entirety II. transitive verb Date: 1971 to speed up the processing, production, or construction of in order to meet a goal • fast-tracker noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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