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It is time for Congress to provide relief for tobacco farmers. Since the 1930's tobacco production has been regulated by a quota system, which required farmers to purchase quota in order to grow tobacco.
Allen Boyd

Meaning of "quota" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QUOTA

From Latin quota pars how big a share?, from quotus of what number.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF QUOTA

quota  [ˈkwəʊtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUOTA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quota is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUOTA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of quota in the English dictionary

The definition of quota in the dictionary is the proportional share or part of a whole that is due from, due to, or allocated to a person or group. Other definition of quota is a prescribed number or quantity, as of items to be manufactured, imported, or exported, immigrants admitted to a country, or students admitted to a college.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUOTA


bota
ˈbəʊtə
Dakota
dəˈkəʊtə
floater
ˈfləʊtə
flota
ˈfləʊtə
iota
aɪˈəʊtə
Kota
ˈkəʊtə
lota
ˈləʊtə
Minnesota
ˌmɪnɪˈsəʊtə
misquoter
mɪsˈkwəʊtə
motor
ˈməʊtə
nonquota
ˌnɒnˈkwəʊtə
nota
ˈnəʊtə
noter
ˈnəʊtə
promoter
prəˈməʊtə
quoter
ˈkwəʊtə
rota
ˈrəʊtə
rotor
ˈrəʊtə
supermoto
ˌsuːpəˈməʊtə
toter
ˈtəʊtə
voter
ˈvəʊtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUOTA

quot.
quota sampling
quota system
quota-hopper
quota-hopping
quotability
quotable
quotableness
quotably
quotation
quotation mark
quotation marks
quotatious
quotative
quote
quote-driven
quote-unquote
quoted company
quoter
quoteworthy

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUOTA

adespota
biota
Carlota
chota
diota
import quota
jota
macrobiota
microbiota
North Dakota
pelota
sapota
scrota
South Dakota

Synonyms and antonyms of quota in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «QUOTA»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «quota» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of quota

Translation of «quota» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUOTA

Find out the translation of quota to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quota from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quota» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

配额
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cuota
570 millions of speakers

English

quota
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोटा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نَصِيب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

квота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cota
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quota
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kuota
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anteil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

割当て
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

할당량
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jumlah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chỉ tiêu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒதுக்கீடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोटा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kota
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

quota
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kwota
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

квота
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cotă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kwota
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kvot
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kvote
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quota

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUOTA»

The term «quota» is very widely used and occupies the 15.365 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUOTA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quota

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10 QUOTES WITH «QUOTA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word quota.
1
Allen Boyd
It is time for Congress to provide relief for tobacco farmers. Since the 1930's tobacco production has been regulated by a quota system, which required farmers to purchase quota in order to grow tobacco.
2
Esther Duflo
In a way, it has been an advantage for me to be a woman because there is always some academic committee that needs you to fill a quota!
3
Jeffrey Gitomer
Many salespeople are trying to make their quota rather than developing a deeper belief in their product or service - and even worse, they don't have a strong enough belief in themselves.
4
Joe Henderson
When running to fill a time quota, however, the reverse happens. You can't make that time pass any faster by rushing, so you settle into a pace that feels right to you at the moment. Each minute above a quota is a little victory.
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Alphonso Jackson
And I always like to stress, it's not a quota, not a set-aside, it's not about race, it's about giving opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to do work with the Federal Government.
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James Howard Kunstler
White America is tortured by black America's failure to thrive, and all that guilt and anxiety has only gotten worse as a substantial quota of white America loses its own footing in the middle class and plunges into the rough country of joblessness, hopelessness, and government dependency.
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John Dramani Mahama
Happily, there's a reversal of the brain drain occurring in Ghana now. We're seeing a lot of - actually in Africa - we're seeing a lot of African professionals, you know, returning to the continent to contribute their quota.
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Marsha Norman
There are days when I think the National Endowment for the Arts should issue a quota system for the production of plays by women - especially when you realize women buy 70 percent of all theater tickets.
9
Peter Oliver
It is said by the rebels at Roxbury that Col. Watson has given his quota to support the people.
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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
One must put things in perspective - I've been given a circumstance with very little time to catch form and try and get an Olympic quota for the country.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUOTA»

Discover the use of quota in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quota and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Case Studies on the Allocation of Transferable Quota Rights ...
Two accounts describe more traditional finfish fisheries, that of the Southeast Trawl Fishery and the trap and line fisheries in New South Wales. An omnibus account is given for the allocation process of quotas in New Zealand.
Ross Shotton, 2001
2
Quota Brokers
This paper examines the role of middlemen (brokers) in an imperfect secondary market for quota licenses.
Kala Krishna, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, Ling Hui Tan, 2004
3
Individual Quota Management in Fisheries: Methodologies for ...
This paper is the first of a projected series which examines not only the theoretical basis of quota management as an integrated system but also draws on practical experiences in various parts of the world to provide guidance for agencies ...
Gary R. Morgan, 1997
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International Economics
A tariff-rate quota displays both tariff-like and quota-like characteristics. This device allows a specified number of goods to be imported at a lower tariff rate ( the within-quota rate), whereas any imports above this level face ahigher tariff rate (the ...
Robert Carbaugh, 2012
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A Dynamic Model with Import Quota Constraints
This paper develops a continuous-time two-sector model to study the economic effects of an import quota during the period of time over which it is imposed.
Suleyman Başak, Anna Pavlova, 2002
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Rationing Rules and Outcomes: The Experience of Singapore's ...
Since 1990, Singapore has sought to control motor vehicle ownership by means of an auction quota system, whereby prospective vehicle buyers need to obtain a quota license before they can make their purchase.
Ling Hui Tan, 2001
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Quota quickies: the birth of the British 'B' film
This book, the first of two volumes, will provide a major new history of the British B film, tracing the development of the low-budget supporting feature from the 1927 Films Act (which introduced a quota system for the distribution and ...
Steve Chibnall, 2007
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The Sales Compensation Handbook
Monthly revenue bonus. The monthly revenue bonus is based on performance against a revenue quota. Revenue versus quota performance is measured on a year-to-date (cumulative) basis. Bonus earnings are calculated as a percentage of ...
Stockton B. Colt, 1998
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Women on Corporate Boards of Directors: International ...
7. The. quota. story: five. years. of. change. in. Norway. Marit. Hoel. INTRODUCTION. Oslo 2002, the day before the 8 March celebration: two ministers have called 150 business leaders, journalists and a small group of researchers to an early ...
Susan Vinnicombe, 2009
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Price Theory and Applications: Decisions, Markets, and ...
Figure 7.1 1 illustrates a situation where government regulations dictate that only a fixed quota Q (less than the equilibrium quantity Q*) of a good can be supplied to the market. Quotas have been imposed, for example, to control the supply of ...
Jack Hirshleifer, Amihai Glazer, David Hirshleifer, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUOTA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quota is used in the context of the following news items.
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Indonesia's cattle quota cut based on economic factors, not strained …
He said he was hoping to meet his Indonesian counterparts as soon as possible to resolve the issue and said the country should move towards an annual quota ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
2
EU migrant quota plan in tatters after France and Spain join British …
An EU plan to distribute migrants via a quota system appeared to lie in tatters on Tuesday when France said there was “no question” of enacting the proposal ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
3
France opposes EU migrant quotas
French prime minister Manuel Valls has attacked EU plans to impose quotas on migrant relocation, the latest in a series of setbacks for the European ... «EUobserver, May 15»
4
Will EU Commission's quota plan for migrants work?
The European Commission has unveiled new proposals for dealing with Europe's migration crisis. The Commission has called for mandatory national quotas to ... «BBC News, May 15»
5
EU refugee quota scheme unravels amid national opposition
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union plans to introduce a quota system obliging countries to share the burden of settling refugees unraveled Friday as member ... «Yahoo News, May 15»
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Milk: End of EU quota heightens UK farmers' fears
EU milk quotas have been scrapped after more than three decades of efforts to prevent overproduction. The system, set up in 1984, is ending so EU dairy ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
7
Quota in medical, dental PG courses: SC rejects plea of Jat students
The apex court, which on 17 March had set aside the erstwhile UPA government's notification to include Jats in the central list of OBCs to accord quota benefits ... «Firstpost, Mar 15»
8
Germany Sets Gender Quota in Boardrooms
Norway was the first in Europe to legislate boardroom quotas, joined by Spain, France and Iceland, which all set their minimums at 40 percent. Italy has a quota ... «New York Times, Mar 15»
9
Devendra Fadnavis government scraps quota for Muslims in education
The BJP-led government in Maharashtra has scrapped an ordinance providing reservation for Muslims, despite the Bombay High Court allowing quota for the ... «The Indian Express, Mar 15»
10
China scraps quotas on rare earths after WTO complaint
China has scrapped its quota system restricting exports of rare earth minerals after losing a World Trade Organisation (WTO) case. Beijing imposed the ... «BBC News, Jan 15»

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