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ˈkwoʊ təquo·ta

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quota(noun)

    a prescribed number

    "all the salesmen met their quota for the month"

  2. quota(noun)

    a proportional share assigned to each participant

  3. quota(noun)

    a limitation on imports

    "the quota for Japanese imports was negotiated"

GCIDE

  1. Quota(n.)

    a share of effort required to be performed, or a share of resources required to be contributed to some common purpose.

    Etymology: [LL., fr. L. quota (sc. pars), fr. quotus which or what in number, of what number, how many, fr. quot how many, akin to quis, qui, who: cf. It. quota a share. See Who.]

Wiktionary

  1. quota(Noun)

    A proportional part or share; the share or proportion assigned to each in a division.

    Etymology: From quota, from quota pars.

  2. quota(Noun)

    A prescribed number or percentage that may serve as, for example, a maximum, a minimum, or a goal.

    Etymology: From quota, from quota pars.

  3. quota(Noun)

    A restriction on the import of something to a specific quantity.

    Etymology: From quota, from quota pars.

  4. quota(Noun)

    Plural form of quotum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quota(noun)

    a proportional part or share; the share or proportion assigned to each in a division

    Etymology: [LL., fr. L. quota (sc. pars), fr. quotus which or what in number, of what number, how many, fr. quot how many, akin to quis, qui, who: cf. It. quota a share. See Who.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quota

    kwō′ta, n. the part or share assigned to each.—n. Quot′ity (Carlyle), the number of individuals in a collection. [It.,—L. quotus, of what number?—quot, how many?]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. quota

    A proportional part or share; or the share, part, or proportion assigned to each. “Quota of troops and money.”

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quota' in Nouns Frequency: #2413

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quota in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quota in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of quota in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who seeks always pleasure applies pressure onto the people to part away own pain to gain joy from others as all have been bestowed with equal quota of happiness & sadness by invisible God.

  2. Heo Yoon:

    The auto sector may see the repeat of the patterns seen in the steel sector, i don't think the U.S. will exempt Korea from auto tariffs for free. That would come with a cost, whether it is a quota or something else.

  3. Zhang Haoyue:

    Everybody is waiting to see, but I don't think the quota on imported movies will be lifted.

  4. Yi Gang:

    The failure to adjust quota shares undermines the representation, governance, and legitimacy of the IMF, china will, along with the other parties, continue to push for reforms of the IMF's quotas that will strengthen the voice and representation of emerging market economies.

  5. Shen Weizheng:

    QDII quota suddenly became very expensive this year, domestic capital is rushing out as the yuan is no longer firm.

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