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cuota
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cuota(
kwoh
-
tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (charge for admission)
a. fee
¿Has pagado ya la cuota de inscripción?Have you already paid the registration fee?
b. membership fee (of a club)
La cuota anual es de €2,000, y se puede utilizar el gimnasio y la piscina.The annual membership fee is €2,000, and you can use the gym and the pool.
c. dues (of a union or club)
Llevo años pagando la cuota del sindicato.I have paid trade union dues for years.
2. (proportional part)
a. quota
Nuestro objetivo es incrementar la cuota de producción en un 15%.Our objective is to increase the production quota by 15%.
b. share
Las elecciones redefinieron las cuotas de poder de los actores políticos.The election redefined the political players' share of power.
3. (partial payment)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. installment
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El préstamo se puede devolver en pequeñas cuotas mensuales.You can repay the loan in small monthly installments.
b. instalment (United Kingdom)
Compré un celular en 12 cuotas.I bought a mobile in 12 instalments.
4. (tariff)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. toll
Ya subieron las cuotas de la autopista a Acapulco.The highway tolls to Acapulco went up.
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cuota
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (contribución; a entidad, club)
a. membership fee, subscription
2. (de inscripción, conexión)
a. fee
3. (a hacienda)
a. tax (payment)
cuota de admisiónadmission fee
4. (cupo)
a. quota
las cuotas lácteas/pesquerasmilk/fishing quotas
5. (economics)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cuota de mercadomarket share
cuota de pantallaaudience share
6. (plazo de pago)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. installment
7. (en autopista)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. toll
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cuota
1 (parte proporcional) share
han aumentado sus cuotas de poder en el gobierno they've increased their share of power within the government
la cuota de participación extranjera en la empresa cuota de participación política femenina
cuota de mercado market share
tiene una cuota de mercado del 35% Iberia se compromete en Bruselas a perder cuota de mercado para sanearse La compañía
cuota de pantalla (TV) share of the viewing figures
un excelente resultado: 3.902.000 espectadores y una cuota de pantalla de 33,5
cuota electoral share of the vote
2 (parte asignada) quota
una reducción en la cuota española de producción de aceite a reduction in Spain's oil production quota
se han excedido de la cuota asignada
3 (cantidad fija) [de club] membership fee; membership fees
plural
; (p)
[de sindicato] dues
plural
; (p)
los socios pagamos una cuota anual
cuota de conexión connection charge; connection fee
cuota de enganche down payment
cuota de inscripción (a un curso) enrolment fee; enrollment fee; (EEUU) (a una conferencia) registration fee
cuota de instalación installation charge; installation fee
cuota de socio membership fee
cuota patronal employer's contribution to national insurance; (to national insurance)
4 (Latinoamérica) (plazo)
por cuotas by instalments o installments; (EEUU)
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