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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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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.
But is a quota for seats held by women on the table?
OTE recalled that in 2013 the fact that the peak of Tunisian olive oil exports to the EU coincided with a minimal monthly quota explains that Tunisia has not been able to exhaust the entire annual quota with 36% of exports actually exempted from customs duties.
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.
But this has faced resistance from other OPEC members who were being asked to cut their own output under a quota system to accommodate Iran's return.
The 30% Quota According to the NDC process requirements, at the initial stage, an article must receive 90% of the vote among the committees in order to pass; otherwise it is sent to the Consensus Committee, which was established to oversee the dialogue process in order to maintain harmony.
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.
The so-called super levy bill' - facing Austria, Germany, Denmark, Poland and Cyprus - comes despite the EU remaining some 6% below its overall milk quota volume (4.