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Meaning of QUOTA

Pronunciation:  'kwowtu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a limitation on imports; "the quota for Japanese imports was negotiated"
  2. [n]  a proportional share assigned to each participant
  3. [n]  a prescribed number; "all the salesmen met their quota for the month"
 

QUOTA is a 5 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 See Also: allocation, allotment, import barrier, number, trade barrier

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quo"ta\, n. [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}.]
A proportional part or share; the share or proportion
assigned to each in a division. ``Quota of troops and
money.''

 

 

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