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quota samplenoun [C]

uk   us   MARKETING
a ​smallnumber of ​people that ​accuratelyrepresent a larger ​group in age, sex, race, etc. and are used to ​find out ​information about the larger ​group: The ​survey was ​conducted by MORI among a ​quotasample of 2,027 ​respondents aged over 18.
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