Translation of "hedge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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hedgenoun [ C ]

uk /hedʒ/ us /hedʒ/

hedge noun [ C ] (BUSHES)

B2 a line of bushes or small trees planted very close together, especially along the edge of a garden, field, or road

a privet hedge 女贞树篱

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hedge noun [ C ] (PROTECTION)

a way of protecting, controlling, or limiting something

She'd made some overseas investments as a hedge against rising inflation in this country. 在海外有一些投资,可以抵消该国不断上升的通货膨胀所带来的损失。


uk /hedʒ/ us /hedʒ/

[ T + adv/prep, usually passive ] to limit something severely

We've got permission, but it's hedged about/around with strict conditions. 我们得到了许可,但却有严格的限制条件。

[ I ] to try to avoid giving an answer or taking any action

Stop hedging and tell me what you really think. 别再拐弯抹角了,告诉我你的真实想法。


(Translation of “hedge” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)