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Quota

quota n

[Medieval Latin, from Latin quota pars how great a part]
1 : a proportional part or share assigned to each in a body
2 : a specific amount that serves as a minimum or maximum [a law against traffic ticket s]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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