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quota
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
a required or fixed number or share
  • "Adorable," the foreign ladies would murmur, and the men with them would buy a rose and hand it to the lady, and that way the men would become adorable too; and Oryx would slip the coins into the bag down the front of her dress and feel safe for one more day, because she had sold her quota.
    p. 130.4

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