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Synonyms for quota
ˈkwoʊ tə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quota(noun)

    a prescribed number

    "all the salesmen met their quota for the month"

  2. quota(noun)

    a proportional share assigned to each participant

  3. quota(noun)

    a limitation on imports

    "the quota for Japanese imports was negotiated"


  1. quota(noun)

    A proportional part or share; the share or proportion assigned to each in a division.

    quotum, apportionment, allocation, allotment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quota(n.)

    portion, share, contingent, proportion, proportional part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. quota(n)

    portion, share, allotment, apportionment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    quotas, contingent, quotient, share, contingente, contingents, assessments, proportion, troop

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How to use quota in a sentence?

  1. Jan Margeson:

    It is healthy. We can’t even catch the quota, we had to find an alternative species once groundfish died years ago.

  2. Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg:

    It is the government's clear position that Denmark should not be part of any mandatory quota system where it is decided from Brussels how many asylum seekers we should take in Denmark, we do already take a significant co-responsibility and treat the asylum seekers here fairly.

  3. Thomas Prusa:

    With history as a guide, a tight quota on Japanese auto produced cars or auto parts will hurt not just American consumers, but also American firms, that's because many American jobs are tied to the supply chain that comes from Japan.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person who seeks always pleasure applies pressure onto the people to part away own pain to gain joy from others as all have been bestowed with equal quota of happiness & sadness by invisible God.

  5. Mario Vincent:

    We see the quota system a bit like buying a franchise from McDonald's, it ensures that you won't have 10 McDonald's within a certain population. It makes sure you will have a guaranteed market.

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