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Noun
A fence or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs
“The incredible house with its dazzling colors disappears again behind the hedge and the bushes, invisible to the outside world.”
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A physical barrier that blocks or impedes progress
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“Their eyes were focused on a copse of logwood trees, forming a hedge between the open ground and the taller trees behind.”
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A way of protecting oneself against adverse circumstances, especially financial loss
“Diversifying your portfolio will provide a hedge against market volatility.”
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(somewhat rare) A word or phrase used to avoid overprecise commitment
“In my data, there are more than ten salespersons that used this word as a hedge in their sales talks.”
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Conifer
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A planting or growth of shrubs, or shrubs collectively
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Equivocation
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Thorny bush
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Plant
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A sum of money or something else of value gambled on the outcome of a risky proposition
Verb
To surround, with, or as if with, a hedge
“Commanding yew trees would hedge the large garden.”
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To confine, with, or as if with, a hedge
“You are to hedge him in with thorns, put perimeters and boundaries around him, and make sure he does not escape.”
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To obstruct, with, or as if with, a hedge
“Lollius Urbius drew another wall to hedge out incursions from the north.”
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To avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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“He seemed to hedge when asked about specific people whom the prosecution had obviously interviewed.”
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To protect oneself, typically against financial loss
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“In some countries, life funds may also invest in equities to achieve capital growth and also to hedge against inflation.”
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To pause in indecision before doing something
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To bet money or something else in a gamble
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Sit or stand with one leg on either side of
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