Definition of 'hedge'

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Other hedge funds also appear to have taken a hit from instability in the global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The motoring media is hedging its bets. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It so hedged its bets that it felt like that too. Times, Sunday Times (2017)For a long season of reliable colour as a small hedge it's hard to beat. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Of most concern to the City will be the collapse in hedge fund trading. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two bodies now plan to pool their bonds, hedge funds and property investments in the same way. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Evergreen shrub that can be left to grow into a small tree, or clipped to make a fine hedge. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Families have been advised to tighten security around their garden hedges after the attacks ranging from Kent to Oxfordshire. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Large fields with few hedges have reduced the numbers of small farmland birds, but suit the geese, who like to feed as far as possible from people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bank will not suffer the accounting problems produced by hedging with financial futures. Mishkin, Frederic S. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)The cases have mainly involved small companies and hedge funds or predatory investors. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So how do hedge funds make their money? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Support is hedged with caveats about how he must act differently. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bunting also needs hedges around fields. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Views on the best inflation hedge differ. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It also has a small amount in hedge funds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The loans were pooled together and became a favourite investment of some hedge funds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Or is she hedging her bets in case she fails to become mayor? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Hedges with financial futures suffer from basis risk and accounting problems. Mishkin, Frederic S. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Good in partial shade under trees and makes a good hedge. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One muttered something about the front hedge. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These allow investors to hedge against inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Investors pulled millions of pounds out and hundreds of smaller hedge funds have closed. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Investment banks and hedge funds are the most active players. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Is it time to stop hedging bets? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Outside is a small hedged garden. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Gold was in demand from investors using it as a hedge to protect themselves against the potentially inflationary measures by the central banks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)By that stage, the hedge funds will be laughing all the way to the bank. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I like high hedges which really enclose. Page, Russell The Education of a Gardener (1994)I want a boundary hedge at the bottom of my garden to screen out parked cars. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Looking down the main axis to the bottom of the garden, there is a dip in the field hedge. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I hid it behind the garden hedge so that nobody could confront me in the hallway and inspect my purchases. John Walsh ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)Much of the growth in their loan books in recent years has been to the financial sector - hedge funds and the like. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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British English: hedge /hɛdʒ/ NOUN
A hedge is a row of bushes along the edge of a garden, field, or road.
  • American English: hedge
  • Arabic: سِيَّاجٌ مِنَ الشُجَيراتِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cerca viva
  • Chinese: 树篱
  • Croatian: živica
  • Czech: živý plot
  • Danish: hæk
  • Dutch: heg
  • European Spanish: seto
  • Finnish: pensasaita
  • French: haie
  • German: Hecke
  • Greek: θαμνοφράκτης
  • Italian: siepe
  • Japanese: 垣根
  • Korean: 생울타리
  • Norwegian: hekk
  • Polish: żywopłot
  • European Portuguese: sebe
  • Romanian: gard viu
  • Russian: живая изгородь
  • Spanish: seto
  • Swedish: häck buskage
  • Thai: แนวพุ่มไม้
  • Turkish: çit çalılık
  • Ukrainian: живопліт
  • Vietnamese: hàng rào
British English: hedge VERB
If you hedge against something unpleasant or unwanted that might affect you, especially losing money, you do something which will protect you from it.
You can hedge against illness with insurance.
  • American English: hedge
  • Brazilian Portuguese: dar evasivas
  • Chinese: 防备 >尤指金钱损失
  • European Spanish: contestar con evasivas
  • French: se prémunir
  • German: sich schützen vor
  • Italian: cautelarsi
  • Japanese: 保護する
  • Korean: 대비하다
  • European Portuguese: proteger-se de algo
  • Spanish: contestar con evasivas


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