Translation of "hedge" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

hedge

noun [ C ] uk /hedʒ/ us /hedʒ/
BUSHES 灌木叢

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

(尤指花園、田地或馬路邊緣的)樹籬
a privet hedge 水蠟樹籬
PROTECTION 保護

a way of protecting, controlling, or limiting something

保護(或控制、限制)手段
She'd made some overseas investments as a hedge against rising inflation in this country. 她在海外有一些投資,可以抵消該國不斷上升的通貨膨脹所帶來的損失。
GRAMMAR

specialized language a word or phrase that makes what you say less strong

verb uk /hedʒ/ us /hedʒ/

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

嚴格限制
We've got permission, but it's hedged about/around with strict conditions. 我們得到了許可,但卻有嚴格的限制條件。

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

避免答覆;拐彎抹角;迴避
Stop hedging and tell me what you really think. 別再拐彎抹角了,告訴我你真正的想法。

Idiom(s)

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