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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A limitation on imports; A proportional share assigned to each participant; A prescribed number.

Usage examples (39)
  • All the salesmen met their quota for the month
  • The quota for Japanese imports was negotiated
  • Sometimes only a certain quota is allowed to be taken and then there is more conflict.
  • The "quota" is that proportion of the votes which necessarily secures the election of a candidate. for more
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