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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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Forty four womens organizations around the country have written to the minister asking that the government ensure that the quota be protected.
The increased in quota will be distributed among private tour operators as per the Hajj policy.
He said that direct quota cannot be filled through promotions as there has been already a decision of FST in this regard.
The allocation of jobs quota was based on the population of 132.
MNA Ali Mohammad Khan, a member of the committee from PTI's quota, expressed his anguish and dismay over announcement of hajj quota to new HGOs and suggested walkout from the meeting.
Danisco said that this is equivalent to an average of 12% of the total European Union sugar quota, taking into account countries already having sold quotas back to the EU.
The government has advocated the abolition of the quota system and appears to hove a strong oily in the EU Commission.
Opponents say additional quotas, also known in India as "reservations," would lower the quality of the best universities and divide students along caste lines.
The added cost is due to the quota reimposed last Jan.
In that way, cotton feeds into a new level of state-supported industry: textile factories buffeted by a complex system of quotas and subsidies.
The pressure to beat quotas will be reduced, since fishermen won't have as much debt as they did with larger boats.
The lifting of apparel and textile import quotas is squeezing local manufacturers, but will likely provide a boon for consumers in search of inexpensive wares, economists said Thursday.