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quota

noun [C] uk   /ˈkwəʊ.tə/  us   /ˈkwoʊ.t̬ə/
a fixed, limited amount or number that is officially allowed: The country now has a quota on immigration.figurative The class contains the usual quota (= number) of troublemakers.
Translations of “quota”
in Arabic حِصّة…
in Korean 할당량…
in Malaysian kuota…
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 Vietnamese hạn ngạch…
in Spanish cuota…
in Portuguese cota…
in Thai โควตา…
in German die Quote…
in Catalan quota…
in Japanese 数量制限, 割当…
in Indonesian kuota…
in Chinese (Simplified) 定额,限额,配额…
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