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Many remain unconvinced by the quota system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)European producers are protected from lamb and dairy competition by a quota system. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Swiss voted in a 2014 referendum for quotas on their numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Was there a quota system in the front row? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We must stop getting so uptight about numbers and quotas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is it time to introduce a quota? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It will then make the maximum quota towards your happiness. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)The sale of fishing quotas should be made more transparent by publishing a list of quota owners. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Putting in a quota system for them on a board will not. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are also keen to ensure they do not breach government quotas on student numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Iceland has also agreed to introduce a quota system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Should the ownership of fishing quotas be made public? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others are introducing stricter offers to ensure they do not admit more students than their government quotas allow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Each country has a quota of tickets that are supposed to be sold only to its own residents. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Companies are given an annual quota by the government but this is set below their requirement so they always need more. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Beijing has cut export quotas by about 6 per cent annually over the past decade. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now the fisheries minister wants to solve the problem by increasing the country 's cod quota. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The need for a quota system of some sort is a stand-alone subject to be addressed another day. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But instead of giving us the quota, the government is choosing to give to industrial fishing businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These factors led to the introduction of limited production quotas which have raised oil prices in the early 1990s. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)B clubs could be forced to have quotas of home-grown players and age restrictions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now fishermen claim cod is making a comeback and Mine's a pint that quotas force them to throw away much of their catch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'quota'
British English: quota /ˈkwəʊtə/ NOUN
A quota is the limited number or quantity which is officially allowed.
There is a quota of four tickets per person.
- American English: quota
- Arabic: نَصِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: cota
- Chinese: 配额
- Croatian: kvota
- Czech: příděl
- Danish: kvote
- Dutch: quota
- European Spanish: cuota
- Finnish: kiintiö
- French: quota
- German: Anteil
- Greek: όριο
- Italian: quota
- Japanese: 割当て
- Korean: 할당량
- Norwegian: kvote
- Polish: kwota
- European Portuguese: quota
- Romanian: cotă
- Russian: квота
- Spanish: cuota
- Swedish: kvot
- Thai: ส่วนที่กำหนดให้
- Turkish: kota
- Ukrainian: квота
- Vietnamese: chỉ tiêu
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