quota

quota(
kwo
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duh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mandatory proportion)
a. la cuota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Once the salespeople hit their sales quota, their commission percentage goes up.Una vez que los vendedores logran su cuota de ventas, su comisión aumenta.
b. el cupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The university doesn't assign demographic quotas for admissions.La universidad no asigna cupos para grupos demográficos en sus admisiones.
2. (upper limit)
a. la cuota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The fishermen were fined for exceeding the allowed fishing quota for the season.Los pescadores fueron multados por exceder la cuota de pesca permitida para la temporada.
b. el cupo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The phone company charged me overage for going over my monthly quota of text messages.La compañía de teléfonos me cobró sobrecargo por pasarme del cupo mensual de mensajes de texto
3. (share)
a. la cuota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We all get our quota of suffering and our quota of happiness in life.Todos tenemos nuestra cuota de sufrimiento y nuestra cuota de alegría en esta vida.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (relating to quotas)
a. de cuotas
Refugees are allowed to come into the country based on a quota system.Los refugiados pueden entrar al país según un sistema de cuotas.
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quota
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (share)
a. la cupo m, cuota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
quota [ˈkwəʊtə]
noun
(gen) cuota (f); (Comm) etc cupo (m); contingente (m); [of production] cuota (f); cupo (m)
a fixed quota un cupo fijo; import quota cupo (m) de importación; I've done my quota of chores he hecho mi parte de las tareas; I didn't get my full quota of sleep last night anoche no dormí las horas que necesito
modifier
quota system (n) sistema (m) de cuotas
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