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slow track Syllabification: slow track

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of slow track in English:


A route or method that results in slow progress: a slow track to economic and monetary union Compare with fast track.
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  • A theme park, Asia's tallest building and a massive tourism and entertainment complex on an island at the mouth of the Yangtze River are all reported to have been put on the slow track or halted.
  • One problem with an administration trying to sort of put foreign policy on the slow track is foreign policy is something, as someone once said, not that you do, but it gets done to you.
  • The company's efforts to search China's offshore waters for oil and gas reserves seem to be on a slow track as well.
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