Definition of track record in US English:

track record


  • 1The best recorded performance in a particular track-and-field event at a particular track.

    • ‘Then comes the disturbing news that there was a new track record of 43-thousandths of a second.’
    • ‘It was heart-breaking because he conceded 23 lb to the winner and they smashed the track record.’
    • ‘This all worked well seeing that I managed to set the new track record.’
    • ‘I rode against him at Eastbourne last week and he broke the track record.’
    • ‘His track record was smashed twice last night in the fastest speedway meeting ever held in Manchester.’
    1. 1.1 The past achievements or performance of a person, organization, or product.
      ‘he has an excellent track record as an author’
      • ‘His track record, he says, is proven, but he is helpless if others choose to ignore it.’
      • ‘Her track record in politics however suggests that there is an authoritarian streak in her.’
      • ‘If you hire someone who has a good reputation and track record, then put your faith in him or her.’
      • ‘They also warn that the Government's track record on hi-tech projects suggests it could prove a shambles.’
      • ‘In fact, Irish mortgage customers have an excellent track record of repayments.’
      • ‘Now that man has a proven track record with us, so don't even think of asking us to choose between you.’
      • ‘Given the organisation's track record, I wouldn't be surprised by either explanation.’
      • ‘It should also have a strong historical track record in terms of growth and profitability.’
      • ‘Each member of the consortium has a proven track record in the field of supported employment.’
      • ‘Given the organisers' track record it may not be so long before their wish is granted.’
      • ‘We should try to be the best in whatever we do, so that people want to employ us for our excellent skills and track record.’
      • ‘By now all good leaders have a track record and what they have achieved is there for anyone to point at.’
      • ‘It shows that a fund's past track record tells us nothing about its future performance.’
      • ‘Nothing in his past particularly gives him a track record in these technologies.’
      • ‘There is a proven track record of prejudice, narrow thinking and incompetent advice.’
      • ‘Despite the author's track record, the new book has received a number of highly critical reviews.’
      • ‘Third, public enquiries do not have a particularly good track record of producing useful conclusions.’
      • ‘He recommends sticking to firms that have a track record because they have proved that they know how to run the funds.’
      • ‘He speaks with the authority of a man with a track record, but how much experience can he have at his age?’
      • ‘He was referring to his track record of chairmanship in numerous organizations.’
      previous conduct, previous performance, previous accomplishments, previous achievements, career to date, history, past, life history, background
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track record

/ˈtræk ˌrɛkərd//ˈtrak ˌrekərd/