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quota

noun allocation, allotment, allowance, appropriation, assignment, check, circumscription, constraint, containment, contingent, control, curb, extent, inhibition, limit, limitation, measure, number, percentage, portion, proportion, quantity, quantum, ratio, regulation, restraint, restriction, share, suppression
Associated concepts: quota system, racial quota

QUOTA. That part which each one is to bear of some expense; as, his quota of this debt; that is, his proportion of such debt.

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We have informed the Elections Commission in writing that the quota should be protected and as a government, we are committed to the quota and are bound to protect it, Minister Musthapha said, addressing a discussion held with womens organizations at the ministry yesterday.
According to sources, Pakistan's Ministry of Religious Affairs has been informed regarding the increase in Hajj quota by the government of Saudi Arabia.
The minister said that 50 percent promotional quota has been fully exhausted in this department, while there has been some vacant posts in direct quota.
He said percentages of jobs quota chalked out on the basis of 1998 census stood at 7.
In their jazzy song entitled 'Quota,' Peta took swipe on the Philippine National Police's (PNP) reported quota or target number of killing drug suspects.
The committee criticised bureaucracy for issuing two percent Hajj quota to 29 new HGOs without seeking consent of Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Sardar Mohammad Yousaf.
BEIRUT: With talk of an electoral law agreement in the making, the issue of a women's quota is back in the limelight as several lawmakers rallied behind a demand for a set minimum for women's representation.
According to the same note, the system of quotas for Tunisia's duty-free olive exports to the EU (defined by Regulation EC 1918/2016), sets a maximum annual quota of 57,600 tonnes, coupled with a monthly variable quota system for each month.
315 million tonnes of quotas to export refined fuel under so-called general trade terms, three sources familiar with the matter said.
Iran's OPEC governor, Hossain Kazempour-Ardabili, sent a letter to the group's secretariat before the meeting proposing "a technical price formula that can resurrect the quota system and also prevent prices from falling," Shana reported.
Le quota de peche au thon rouge de l'Algerie a ete reconduit pour 2014 a 243 tonnes lors de la 23e reunion de la Commission internationale pour la conservation des thonides de l'Atlantique (Cicta), qui s'est achevee, lundi dernier, au Cap (Afrique du Sud), avec la reconduction du quota de peche global a 13.
More importantly, the President indirectly endorses the proposed 30% quota; he writes, "To ensure these voices are heard, a new coalition of influential women held a press conference today advocating for national support for at least, a 30 percent quota for female [representation] in all branches of government.