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quotas, plural;
  1. A limited or fixed number or amount of people or things, in particular

  2. A limited quantity of a particular product that under official controls can be produced, exported, or imported
    • - the country may be exceeding its OPEC quota of 1,100,000 barrels of oil per day
  3. A fixed share of something that a person or group is entitled to receive from a total
    • - the Faeroe Islands' commercial salmon quota
  4. A person's share of something that must be done
    • - they were arrested to help fill the quota of arrests the security police had to make during the crackdown
  5. A fixed minimum or maximum number of a particular group of people allowed to do something, as immigrants to enter a country, workers to undertake a job, or students to enroll for a course
    • - they demanded a quota for women on the committee
  6. (in a system of proportional representation) The minimum number of votes required to elect a candidate

  7. A person's share of a particular thing, quality, or attribute
    • - an Irishman with a double ration of blarney and a treble quota of charm

  1. a prescribed number; "all the salesmen met their quota for the month"
  2. a proportional share assigned to each participant
  3. a limitation on imports; "the quota for Japanese imports was negotiated"
  4. A disk quota is a limit set by a system administrator that restricts certain aspects of file system usage on modern operating systems. The function of using disk quotas is to allocate limited disk space in a reasonable way.
  5. (quotas) limits on the amount of foreign goods that can be imported
  6. (QUOTAS) In employment law, court ordered or approved hiring and/or promoting of specified numbers or ratios of minorities or women in positions from which a court has found they have been excluded as a result of unlawful discrimination.  Quotas are not the same as goals and timetables.
  7. (Quotas) ARM: increasing racism, sexism, and collectivism by treating individuals as faceless members of groups; ignoring different interests of subcultures in employment and attitudes. SCM: does not exist; a way to decrease racism and ensure fairness. See "Affirmative Action" and "Fairness."
  8. (Quotas) For affirmative action purposes, an absolute requirement that an employer hire a certain number of or percentage of employees from a specified group, without regard to the availability of qualified candidates or the presence of more qualified members of other groups.
  9. (Quotas) Quota is the number of sales, usually measured by top line revenue that a sales representative is expected to meet.
  10. (Quotas) System of controlling imports, exports or production by specifying a certain limitation.
  11. (Quotas) There are some restrictions on many immigration forms, they are called quotas.
  12. (Quotas) [check Quantitative Restrictions, Tariff Quota]
  13. (Quotas) are used in the EU to control production, for example, to avoid butter mountains and milk lakes. Dairy farmers have to buy a quota, which allows them to produce a maximum amount of milk.
  14. (Quotas) are used to limit a users or a group of users ability to consume disk space. This prevents a small group of users from monopolizing disk capacity and potentially interfering with other users or the entire system.
  15. Quotas are a set goal, number or target range implemented by a company. Quotas usually refer to amount of sales made, products produced or money acquired.
  16. Tariff quotas and ceilings are listed at the conclusion of each chapter in the paper Tariff, and in the online UK Trade Tariff. The quota number is listed and can be cross-referenced to the commodity code, a description of the goods, the applicable dates and the documents required to trade. ...
  17. A goal and target of what a sales professional has the responsibility to close over a specified time period.
  18. The quantity of goods of a specific kind that a country permits to be imported without restriction or imposition of additional duties.
  19. A number of fish allocated for harvest to a particular fishing group or area.
  20. The number of votes that a candidate needs to win a seat under the proportional representation (PR) system (See also Proportional representation and Single Transferable Vote)
  21. Value limits set to manage access to system and network resources or the amount of storage used by a particular user or group.
  22. quantity of a particular type of goods that a country allows to be imported before levying duty or restrictions.
  23. Fixed hiring and promotion rates based on race, sex, or other protected class standards which must be met at all costs. In extreme cases, the courts have assigned quotas to some employers who have continued to practice illegal discrimination. ...
  24. The specified number of Potential New Members to which each sorority may extend a bid.
  25. A specified number of women a Panhellenic sorority may offer bids to during formal recruitment.