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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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ISLAMABAD -- In an unprecedented move, the Establishment Division on Tuesday recommended the cabinet to allocate a separate quota in the federal government jobs for transgender persons.
circular also pointed out that, according to international consensus, quotas should be temporary measures designed to boost and embed women's participation.
In 2014, even though the level of exports was very low, due to the bad 2013/2014 season, the EU refused to grant the quotas requested by Tunisia, which nevertheless respected the annual and monthly limits set by the regulation.
335 million tonnes of quotas allotted to the refiners under a separate, so-called processing trade category, after Beijing agreed to grant tax incentives to exports under general trade terms.
Iran's proposal for a revival of country-specific quotas would allow it to return to the market in force.
88 percent of the IMF Quotas have consented to the proposed Quota increases and 145 members representing 76.
Introduced in the 1980s, the EU's system of dairy quotas was designed originally to address problems of surplus production.
According to national declarations for the year ending March 31, 2013, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Poland and Cyprus exceeded their national quotas by a total of 163 700 tons, despite the 1% quota increase in the year 2012/2013 decided in the framework of the 2008 CAP Health Check.
CYPRIOT-flagged trawlers will be able to fish less bluefin tuna this year, after the European Commission reduced the threshold because the island had exceeded quotas last year.
In accordance with EU legislation(1), Spain will have to "pay back" the overfished volumes through deductions from its quotas for the coming years.
Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov, who is in Brussels, has succeeded in convincing his colleagues to withdraw the proposal for reducing the quotas, the ministry announced.
CONTROVERSIAL EU plans for minimum quotas of women on company boards were postponed last night after running into tough opposition within the European Commission.