hedge Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “hedge” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "hedge" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

hedgenoun [C]

uk   /hedʒ/  us   /hedʒ/
  • hedge noun [C] (BUSHES)

B2 a ​line of ​bushes or ​smalltreesplanted very ​close together, ​especially along the ​edge of a ​garden, ​field, or ​road: a ​privet hedge

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

hedgeverb

uk   /hedʒ/  us   /hedʒ/
[T + adv/prep, usually passive] to ​limit something ​severely: We've got ​permission, but it's hedged about/around withstrictconditions.
[I] to ​try to ​avoid giving an ​answer or taking any ​action: Stop hedging and ​tell me what you really ​think.
(Definition of hedge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "hedge" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

hedgenoun [C]

 us   /hedʒ/
  • hedge noun [C] (BUSHES)

a ​line of ​bushes or ​smalltreesplantedclose together, esp. along the ​edge of a ​yard or ​road
  • hedge noun [C] (PROTECTION)

a ​means of ​protection, ​control, or ​limitation: She ​invested in ​foreigncompanies as a hedge against ​inflation.

hedgeverb [I/T]

 us   /hedʒ/
  • hedge verb [I/T] (LIMIT)

to ​limit something ​severely: [T] Congressmen were ​warned against hedging ​theirsupport for the ​missileprogram.
To hedge is also to ​try to ​avoid giving an ​answer or taking any ​action: [I] Officials ​continued to hedge on ​exactly when the ​program would ​begin.
(Definition of hedge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "hedge" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

hedgenoun [C]

uk   us   /hedʒ/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
an ​investment made in ​order to ​reduce the ​risk of ​losingmoney on ​shares, ​bonds, etc. that you own, for ​example, by ​buying futures (= ​agreements to ​sellshares for a particular ​price at a ​date in the future) or options (= the ​rights to ​buy or ​sellshares for a particular ​price within a particular ​timeperiod): These ​formulas are ​devised to tell the ​bank what ​kind of hedges to ​purchase to ​provide the best possible ​protection of its ​assets.a hedge against sth In recent ​years, ​investors have also ​boughtgold as a hedge against US ​dollarweakness. inflation hedges

hedgeverb [I or T]

uk   us   /hedʒ/
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to ​reduce the ​risk of ​losingmoney on ​shares, ​bonds, etc. that you own, for ​example by ​buying futures (= ​agreements to ​sellshares for a particular ​price at a ​date in the future) or options (= the ​rights to ​buy or ​sellshares for a particular ​price within a particular ​timeperiod): Europeanairports have been ​attractinginvestorskeen to hedge ​long-termpension liabilities. We don't tend to hedge at all - in either ​stock or ​bondfunds.hedge against sth Companies can hedge against ​currencymovements, but many choose not to.hedge risk/exposure Airbus has hedged enough of its ​dollarexposure that a ​majorshort-termimpact is unlikely.
hedge your bets
to ​reduce the ​risk of ​failure or of ​losingmoney by making sure that you can choose between different possibilities: Some ​businessleaders hedged their ​bets by ​donatingmoney to both ​parties. Futures ​contractsallowcompanies in the ​nuclearsector to hedge their ​bets against ​pricerises this ​year, next ​year or 10 ​years from now.
(Definition of hedge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de hedge
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“hedge” in Business English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

nutty

containing, tasting of, or similar to nuts

Palabra del día

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Aprende más