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hedge

US [hedʒ]
UK [hedʒ]
  • n.树篱;防止损失(尤指金钱)的手段
  • v.避免正面回答;不直接许诺;拐弯抹角;在(田地等周围)植树篱
  • adj.树篱的;名声不好的;低劣的
  • Web对冲;套期保值;篱笆
Plural Form:hedges  Present Participle:hedging  Past Tense:hedged  
hedge
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n.
1.
树篱a row of bushes or small trees planted close together, usually along the edge of a field, garden/yard or road
a privet hedge
女贞树篱
2.
~ against sth
防止损失(尤指金钱)的手段a way of protecting yourself against the loss of sth, especially money
to buy gold as a hedge against inflation
购买黄金以抵消通货膨胀造成的损失
v.
1.
[i]
避免正面回答;不直接许诺;拐弯抹角to avoid giving a direct answer to a question or promising to support a particular idea, etc.
Just answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’─and stop hedging.
只要回答“是”或“不是”,别再闪烁其词了。
2.
[t]
~ sth
在(田地等周围)植树篱;用树篱围住to put a hedge around a field, etc.
3.
[t][usupass]
~ sb/sth (about/around) (with sth)
包围;限制to surround or limit sb/sth
His religious belief was always hedged with doubt.
他的宗教信仰一直受到心不诚的局限。
Their offer was hedged around with all sorts of conditions.
他们的建议附带了各种各样的限制条件。
IDM
hedge your bets
(为防止损失或出错)几面下注,有几项选择可选取to reduce the risk of losing or making a mistake by supporting more than one side in a competition, an argument, etc., or by having several choices available to you

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