hedge

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hedge(
hehj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. el seto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Magda has a hedge growing between her house and her neighbor's house.Magda tiene un seto creciendo entre su casa y la de su vecino.
b. el seto vivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A hedge surrounds the entire property.Un seto vivo rodea toda la propiedad.
2. (finance)
a. la protección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sally buys gold as a hedge against inflation.Sally compra oro como protección contra la inflación.
b. la cobertura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The store has theft insurance as a hedge against losses due to robbery.La tienda tiene un seguro de robo como cobertura contra pérdidas por hurto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to line with a hedge)
a. cercar con un seto
We're going to hedge the yard once the grass has been planted.Vamos a cercar el jardín con un seto una vez que hayamos sembrado el pasto.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to plague; used with "about with" or "with")
a. erizar
Sharon's project was hedged about with difficulties and was a total failure.El proyecto de Sharon estuvo erizado de dificultades y fue un completo fracaso
5.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to constrain; used with "in")
a. limitar
Lenny wished he could be more creative at work, but he felt hedged in by the excess of rules.Lenny deseaba poder ser más creativo en su trabajo, pero se sentía limitado por el exceso de normas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (finance)
a. cubrirse
My financial advisor told me to put some money in bonds to hedge against volatility.Mi asesor financiero me aconsejo que pusiera un poco de dinero en bonos para cubrirme contra la volatilidad.
7. (to be evasive)
a. responder con evasivas
Stop hedging! Just give me a direct answer.¡Deja de responder con evasivas! Solo dame una respuesta directa.
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hedge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in field, garden)
a. el seto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (protection)
a.
a hedge against inflationuna protección contra la inflación
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (field)
a. cercar con un seto
to hedge one's betscubrirse las espaldas
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (in discussion)
a. responder con evasivas
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hedge [hedʒ]
noun
1 (Hort) (Agr) seto (m) (vivo)
2 protección (f); (Economics) cobertura (f)
as a hedge against inflation como protección contra la inflación
transitive verb
1 (Agr) cercar con un seto
2
to be hedged with estar erizado de; to hedge one's bets hacer apuestas compensatorias
intransitive verb
1 (be evasive) contestar con evasivas
stop hedging! ¡dilo sin sofismas!
2 (Economics)
to hedge against inflation cubrirse contra la inflación
modifier
hedge clippers (n) tijeras (f) de podar
hedge sparrow (n) acentor (m) (común)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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