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quota

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkwəʊtə/
a fixed limit on the amount of something that someone is allowed to have or is expected to do: an annual/monthly/daily quota The annual quota of 140,000 green cards is far lower than the demand.impose/introduce/set a quota This fiscal year, Congress set a quota of 65,000 visas.fill/meet/reach a quota Under the plan, private companies are legally required to fill a 3% quota with young employees.lift/reduce/raise a quota Many agricultural quotas will be lifted. production quotas →  See also disabled quota , IMF quota , import quota , job quota
Translations of “quota”
in Korean 할당량…
in Arabic حِصّة…
in French quota, quote-part…
in Turkish kota, kontenjan…
in Italian quota…
in Chinese (Traditional) 定額,限額,配額…
in Russian квота…
in Polish kontyngent, limit…
in Spanish cuota…
in Portuguese cota…
in German die Quote…
in Catalan quota…
in Japanese 数量制限, 割当…
in Chinese (Simplified) 定额,限额,配额…
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