Translation of quota in Spanish:

quota

cuota, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkwoʊdə//ˈkwəʊtə/

noun

Politics Economics

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    cuota feminine
    cupo masculine
    import/immigration quotas cuotas / cupos de importación/inmigración
    • I've done my quota yo ya he hecho mi parte
    • every group has its quota of idlers todo grupo tiene su cuota de ociosos
    • before noun quota system sistema de cuotas
    • One concession to women in politics was a bill endorsed by the Barre government in June 1979 that required a quota of 20 per cent of women candidates on lists for municipal elections.
    • Many people complain that local police and judges are given arrest quotas.
    • Women's groups yesterday act out a skit outside the Ministry of National Defense to call for military academies to increase their enrollment quotas for female students.
    • The University is considering plans to introduce more rigorous target quotas for admissions of students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
    • The US is somewhat unique (although not alone) in using categories with set quotas to regulate immigrants coming to this country.
    • The Marine Corps, which reached its recruitment goal last year after missing a few monthly quotas, struggled to fill several positions.
    • Smaller companies without political pull will be liquidated if they don't fill the quota; larger companies will be left alone.
    • It might seem as though a quota that limited imports to 50 percent of their pre-quota level would accomplish the same thing.
    • And last year the government reduced the quota of Bangladeshi workers it would allow into the country by 25 per cent.
    • All the electorates have to do is fill their quota.
    • But sugar is less expensive in that country than in the United States, where critics contend import quotas artificially raise sugar prices.
    • Because tribalism creeps in through the way we make appointments to public offices, offer scholarships to students, grant quotas, concessions and contracts to individuals.
    • The increase meant the producers exceeded their official quotas by 8.7 percent, according to the report.
    • The idea that quotas on China's imports will spark a revival in US undergarment manufacturing is misplaced.
    • The US is considering imposing tariffs or quotas on steel imports to protect its troubled steel industry.
    • The report said the abolition of import quotas on Chinese textiles and apparel in key markets in 2005 will make China a formidable competitor.
    • The government imposed arrest quotas on local authorities and threatened to sack provincial governors who failed to meet them.
    • While we can say that 733 is a number that equates roughly to our total refugee quota today, it is not a large number.
    • The government will also abolish import permissions and export quotas.
    • Both the EU and the French government will come under pressure to fork over handouts to struggling vintners and to push for quotas on New World imports.
    • ‘The police [apparently] had a quota to fill,’ Choi said of her arrest.
    • Largely foreigners, these newcomers flooded in after the U.S. relaxed its immigration quotas in 1965.
    • He was so adept at his job that he could slice his quota of animals in a fraction of the time it took other offal dressers.
    • I can understand that many of us want to see more woman representatives in the legislature, and political parties are already supposed to apply a minimum quota of women candidates.
    • These repatriates could only return to the United States as one of the annual quota of 50 immigrants.
    • Under the curb, effective for 200 days, higher tariffs will be imposed if imports exceed quotas allocated to importers.
    • The main methods are tariffs and quotas to limit imports, plus production subsidies and export subsidies to sustain farm activity and disperse the output.
    • Thousands of officials found employment in allocating and policing quotas in importing and exporting countries.
    • When the Germans attacked, there should have been enough of these guns for every division to receive its quota, but many of them were so recently out of the factories that they had not yet all been distributed to the armies.
    • Tariffs and import quotas were, in the 1950s, still the principal barriers to trade.
    • The permitted quota of fee paying students for any course is expected to be extended from 25% to as high as 50%.
    • The economic role of the state was to be reduced through privatization, welcoming foreign investments, eliminating import quotas, and reducing tariffs.
    • The 2003 Electoral Law allows a quota of 30 percent for women representatives in the legislative body.
    • Countries were each assigned a fixed quota of textiles that could be exported to markets such as the US and Europe.
    • So they actually ended up stowed away on a cargo plane - they weren't allowed on because they didn't make the quota for immigration.
    • The chief of the prefecture-wide drug squad was also in danger of missing government quotas for arrests.
    • To raise the enrollment quota of aboriginal students, the new system will add 20 percent instead.
    • There would be limits on their rights to buy property, and strict quotas of Cypriot refugees allowed to return to the north.
    • These are the reports that were later used to justify ethnic quotas of immigrants.
    • However, the rush to assimilate, as well as the decreased number of new immigrants because of quotas led to the decline of such publications and of spoken Arabic.
    • Protective safeguards, such as import and export controls, quotas, subsidies etc, will need to be introduced over a clearly agreed transition period to all continents.
    • Between now and 2005, tariffs will be slashed on a wide variety of products, and all import quotas will be abolished.
    • An import quota directly reduces the quantity of a product that is imported and indirectly reduces the amount of money that the export producers receive.
    • As tariffs fell, the focus shifted to eliminating import quotas, which distort market behavior and the allocation of resources.
    • Combined, these groups report on every aspect of public policy; from changes to the minimum wage to immigration quotas to health care reform.
    • One former employee of the New Voter Project has told me that many staffers simply took names out of the telephone book to fill out their daily quotas.
    • The lifting of the import ban and the elimination of import quotas and licenses will seriously affect refined products and synthetic fibers.
    • Last year, more than 50 universities missed their recruitment targets and 9,500 places were left empty so they will do anything to fill the quotas.
    • The police have to fill a daily quota of arrests, so they seize people at random.
    • While Australia might appear to have substantial control over the size of the immigration intake by setting annual quotas for immigrant entry, the extent of control here is partly illusory.
    • With demand for housing continuing, it was realised that more homes were needed in order to fill Government quotas.
    • He said higher export quotas guaranteed a secure market for the local sugar industry and were a basis for growth, which led to employment creation.
    • As early as next year, the Canadian share of the quota could be officially divvied up for the first time.
    • Labour-intensive export industries such as clothing and textiles, which have been limited by export quotas, will absorb most of the new jobs.
    • Then there was the Party itself to be purged, and spies and saboteurs to be rooted out by sending arrest quotas to every region.