Quota

  • 1 quota — quota …

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  • 2 quota — [ k(w)ɔta ] n. m. • 1927; angl. quota, mot lat., abrév. de quota pars → quote part ♦ Contingent ou pourcentage déterminé. Quotas laitiers. Quota d immigration (aux États Unis). Douanes Quotas d importations, d exportations : quantité de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Quota — may refer to:Affirmative action * Racial quota * Reservations in India * Quotas in PakistanComputing * Disk quota * Download quota * Upload quotaElectoral systems * Election threshold * Droop quota * Hagenbach Bischoff quota * Hare quota *… …

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  • 4 quota — / kwɔta/ s.f. [dal lat. quota (pars ) a quanta (parte) , femm. di quotus quanto ]. 1. a. [parte di una somma globale di denaro dovuta da ciascuno dei partecipanti a un attività e sim.: q. di iscrizione ] ▶◀ caratura, pro quota. ‖ tassa. b.… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 5 quota — quo·ta / kwō tə/ n [Medieval Latin, from Latin quota pars how great a part] 1: a proportional part or share assigned to each in a body 2: a specific amount that serves as a minimum or maximum a law against traffic ticket quota s Merriam Webster’s …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 quota — |ó| s. f. 1. Porção ou parte fixa e determinada. = QUINHÃO, QUOTA PARTE 2. Parte que toca a cada uma das pessoas que devem pagar ou receber uma quantia. = PARCELA, QUINHÃO, QUOTA PARTE 3. Prestação periódica a pagar, muitas vezes mensal.… …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 7 Quota — Quo ta (kw[=o] t[.a]), n. [LL., fr. L. quota (sc. pars), fr. quotus which or what in number, of what number, how many, fr. quot how many, akin to quis, qui, who: cf. It. quota a share. See {Who}.] 1. A proportional part or share; the share or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 quota — (n.) 1660s, from M.L. quota, from L. quota pars how large a part, from quota, fem. singular of quotus which, what number (in sequence). See QUOTE (Cf. quote). Earliest reference is to contributions of soldiers or supplies levied from a town or… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 quota — ► NOUN 1) a limited quantity of a product which may be produced, exported, or imported. 2) a share that one is entitled to receive or bound to contribute. 3) a fixed number of a group allowed to do something, e.g. immigrants entering a country.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 quota — [kwōt′ə] n. [ML, short for L quota pars, how large a part: fem. of quotus: see QUOTE] 1. a share or proportion which each of a number is called upon to contribute, or which is assigned to each; proportional share ☆ 2. the number or proportion… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 quota — has the plural form quotas …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 quota — [n] portion allotted to something allocation, allotment, allowance, apportionment, assignment, bite, chunk, cut, division, divvy*, end, lot, measure, meed, part, partage, percentage, piece, piece of action*, proportion, quantum, ration, share,… …

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  • 13 quota — also: import quota Puts limits on the quantity of certain products that can be legally imported into a particular country during a particular time frame. There is a Fixed quota, which is a maximum quantity not to be exceeded, and tariff rate… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 quota — quò·ta s.f. 1. CO somma che ciascun membro di un gruppo di persone aventi un interesse comune deve pagare o riscuotere: versare, pagare la propria quota; quota associativa; la quota di partecipazione alla cena è di 60.000 lire | contributo… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 15 quota — quo|ta [ˈkwəutə US ˈkwou ] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Medieval Latin; Origin: Latin quota pars how large a part ] 1.) an official limit on the number or amount of something that is allowed in a particular period quota on ▪ The government has imposed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 quota — 01. We caught our [quota] of fish for the day in the first two hours so then we had to stop. 02. He exceeded his [quota] of clams when he went clam digging at the beach, so he had to pay a fine. 03. Every salesman has a minimum [quota] of cars he …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 quota */*/ — UK [ˈkwəʊtə] / US [ˈkwoʊtə] noun [countable] Word forms quota : singular quota plural quotas 1) economics an amount of something that someone is officially allowed to have or do The government is planning to introduce quotas on sugar production.… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 quota — /kwoh teuh/, n. 1. the share or proportional part of a total that is required from, or is due or belongs to, a particular district, state, person, group, etc. 2. a proportional part or share of a fixed total amount or quantity. 3. the number or… …

    Universalium

  • 19 quota — n. 1) to assign, establish, fix, set a quota 2) to fill, fulfill, meet a quota 3) to exceed one s quota 4) an import; production; racial quota * * * [ kwəʊtə] establish fix. set a quota fulfill meet a quota production …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 quota — {{hw}}{{quota}}{{/hw}}s. f. 1 Parte di una somma dovuta o spettante a ciascuno in una ripartizione: ricevere la propria –q. 2 (dir.) Ciascuna delle parti di un bene spettante a ciascuno degli aventi diritto: quota di partecipazione dei soci a una …

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