track record

track record
1. the fastest time ever recorded for a specific distance at a particular racetrack

the track record for the mile and a half at Belmont is 2 minutes 24 seconds held by Secretariat since 1973

Hypernyms: ↑record
2. the sum of recognized accomplishments

the lawyer has a good record


the track record shows that he will be a good president

Syn: ↑record
Hypernyms: ↑accomplishment, ↑achievement

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noun, pl ⋯ -cords [count]
: the things that someone or something has done or achieved in the past regarded especially as a way to judge what that person or thing is likely to do in the future

The Senator has a good track record on these issues. [=the Senator has dealt with these issues in a proper/effective way in the past]

These stocks have a proven track record.

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ˈtrack record [track record] noun
all the past achievements, successes or failures of a person or an organization

He has a proven track record in marketing.

Example Bank:

If possible, select pairs of fish that already have a track record for breeding.

As a company we have a proven track record in catering.

Britain has a poor track record in foreign language teaching.

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  • track record — ˈtrack ˌrecord noun [countable usually singular] all the things that a person or organization has done in the past, which shows how good they are at doing their job, dealing with problems etc: • This is a company with a proven track record (=… …   Financial and business terms

  • track record — track .record n [singular] all of a person s or organization s past achievements, successes, or failures, which show how well they have done something in the past and how well they are likely to do in the future track record in ▪ We re looking… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • track record — track records N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N in n, N of ing If you talk about the track record of a person, company, or product, you are referring to their past performance, achievements, or failures in it. The job needs someone with a good track… …   English dictionary

  • track record — noun count 1. ) your reputation, based on the things you have done or not done: They have a long track record of being mean with their money. 2. ) the fastest time for a race on a particular track …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • track record — n. [prob. with reference to the running records of racehorses] Informal the record of the performance of a person, organization, etc. as in some activity or on some issue …   English World dictionary

  • track record — ► NOUN ▪ the past achievements or performance of a person, organization, or product …   English terms dictionary

  • track record — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, impressive, proven ▪ poor VERB + TRACK RECORD ▪ have, possess PREPOSITION …   Collocations dictionary

  • track record — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms track record : singular track record plural track records 1) your reputation, based on the things that you have done They have a long track record of being mean with their money. 2) the fastest time for a race… …   English dictionary

  • track record — / træk ˌrekɔ:d/ noun the success or failure of a company or salesperson in the past ● He has a good track record as a secondhand car salesman. ● The company has no track record in the computer market. ● We are looking for someone with a track… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • track record — a record of achievements or performance: an executive with a good track record. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

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