Definition of Quotas
1. Noun. (plural of quota) ¹
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Definition of Quotas
1. quota [n] - See also: quota
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Literary usage of Quotas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medicare and Graduate Medical Education by James Baumgardner (1995)
"Establish quotas for Residency Positions quotas that designate the number and types of residency positions have been suggested as a means of increasing the ..."
2. An Attempt to Shew the Justice and Expediency of Substituting an Income Or by Benjamin Sayer (1833)
"On subdividing the quotas of Districts or Parishes among the several individuals according to the amount of their Returns of Rents or Annual Value, ..."
3. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"The New quotas and Their Equipment. In Congress; .March 19th 177*. ... 8t«.t«j to take the most speedy & effectual measures for raising their quotas of men, ..."
4. The Papers of James Madison: Purchased by Order of the Congress, Being His by James Madison (1840)
"that the rights of suffrage in the National Legislature ought to be proportioned to the quotas of contribution, or to the number of free inhabitants, ..."
5. OECD Economics Glossary: English-French = Glossaire de L'économie de L'OCDE by Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"... of the quota base des quotas (contingents) [COM] bilateral quotas quotas ... [COM] quotas for sensitive product categories contingents d'importation de ..."
6. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1890)
"SIR :— You will have received I make no doubt a copy of an act of Congress of the pth instant, ascertaining the quotas of the noncommissioned officers and ..."