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quotanoun [C]

us   /ˈkwoʊ·t̬ə/
a number, amount, or share that is officially allowed or necessary: A bill before Congress would impose import quotas that could save 3700 jobs.
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quotanoun [C]

uk   /ˈkwəʊtə/ us  
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
(Definition of quota from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quota”
in Korean 할당량…
in Arabic حِصّة…
in Malaysian kuota…
in French quota, quote-part…
in Russian квота…
in Chinese (Traditional) 定額,限額,配額…
in Italian quota…
in Turkish kota, kontenjan…
in Polish kontyngent, limit…
in Spanish cupo, cuota…
in Vietnamese hạn ngạch…
in Portuguese cota…
in Thai โควตา…
in German die Quote…
in Catalan quota…
in Japanese 数量制限, 割当…
in Chinese (Simplified) 定额,限额,配额…
in Indonesian kuota…
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