Translation of "hedge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb uk 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 verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)