If something is affected by a "reservation", you could consider it as "reserved", similarly if something is affected by a "lock", it is considered "locked".

How would you address something which is affected by a quota?

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    Can you provide a sentence in which you would want to use such a word?
    – Hellion
    Jul 18, 2016 at 13:52
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    There are examples online of the rare compound quota-restricted. Jul 18, 2016 at 14:07
  • As a salesman, I can tell you I'm quota-carrying. Or, more colorfully, I carry a bag, unlike those management guys up in their ivory tower (note to management reading this: this is just an illustration of an English idiom, you know I love you guys ;).
    – Dan Bron
    Jul 19, 2016 at 19:30

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Since quota has only a noun form, I guess we need to go with a synonym for the adjective form. See if the adjective form of ration works:

rationed - Adj. 1. rationed - distributed equitably in limited individual portions

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