Share this entry

Share this page

track record

Syllabification: track rec·ord

Definition of track record in English:


1The best recorded performance in a particular track-and-field event at a particular track.
Example sentences
  • This should come into her possession soon, if the track record of this gifted athlete is any guide.
  • Have they perhaps got a poor track record of performing at selection events?
  • They are a team, and a club, with a proven track record in the Champions League in recent years.
1.1The past achievements or performance of a person, organization, or product: he has an excellent track record as an author
More example sentences
  • Each member of the consortium has a proven track record in the field of supported employment.
  • He recommends sticking to firms that have a track record because they have proved that they know how to run the funds.
  • There is a proven track record of prejudice, narrow thinking and incompetent advice.

Definition of track record in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pərt
lively; cheerful