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quota

(kwōt′ă) [L. quota (pars), how large (a part)?]
A numerical threshold, target, or limit.

quota

the portion of a whole that belongs to one person. In agriculture it usually refers to a share of a market, e.g. Australia's quota of the USA's beef market.

quota sampling
see quota sampling.
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