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Verb
Present participle for surround with a hedge
“At the junction of these roads was a fairly large field hedged all round.”
Verb
Present participle for to obstruct with a hedge or hedges
“But they hedge their predictions that there will be a global economic upturn some time later next year.”
Verb
Present participle for to avoid giving a definite answer or position
“When asked about his involvement, he hedged.”
Verb
Present participle for to protect oneself against loss on (a bet or investment) by making balancing or compensating transactions
“But you need to spread you portfolio to hedge against a fall in the stock market.”
Noun
A slight objection or criticism about a trivial matter
Noun
A wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted
Noun
Bland fluent talk indulged in to avoid addressing a difficult subject or situation directly
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