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Inglés americano: /hɛdʒ/
Inglés británico: /hɛdʒ/

Traducción de hedge en español:


  • 1 you look as if you've been dragged through a hedge backwards
    ¡qué pinta(s) traes! [colloquial]
    parece que vinieras de la guerra
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • High walls, fences, thorny hedges and bushes can all put off burglars but make sure the front of your home is visible to passers-by
    • Tall shrubs, hedges, or vine-covered fences make a detached patio private.
    • As the hedge grows, prune the sides so the bottom is slightly wider than the top to prevent the upper limbs from shading the lower ones.
  • 2 (safeguard)a hedge against something
    una salvaguardia or cobertura contra algo
    as a hedge against inflation
    como salvaguardia or cobertura contra la inflación
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • So, as beautiful as the yellow metal might be, gold is neither a hedge against inflation nor a protection against uncertainty.
    • The savings ratio is also influenced by inflation (rising prices), because people feel a greater need to save as a hedge against higher inflation.
    • Experts nevertheless recommend that sophisticated investors have some gold in their portfolio not only as a hedge against inflation, but also as a way to control risk.

transitive verb

  • 1
    cercar (con seto)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • At the junction of these roads was a fairly large field hedged all round.
    • But the further south I got in England, the more the land was fenced in and hedged off.
    • The floor area is shortly to be fenced to a height of three feet, then hedged and landscaped and when completed will be only facility of its kind in football and hopefully used for the promotion of the game in local schools.
  • 2 (Finance) (investments)to hedge something (against something)
    cubrir or proteger algo (contra algo)
    bet 1 2
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • But how can investors hedge against rising commodity prices?
    • I prefer to own these bonds in equal parts to hedge against a loss in the value of the U.S. dollar.
    • Taking into account the worst scenario of a further rise in property prices, is there any kind of investment that I can hedge against this with my cash after the sale?

intransitive verb

  • 1 (evade the issue)
    dar rodeos
    tratar de escaparse por la tangente
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Note that we're not hedging that statement - it will happen.
    • ‘I've been busy,’ I hedged, trying to avoid eye contact.
    • Under a storm of protest, Sontag at first hedged and then eventually dodged the issue.
  • 2 (Finance) (cover oneself)to hedge against something
    cubrirse or protegerse contra algo

Verbos con partícula

hedge about

verb + object + adverb (usually passive)
to be hedged about with something
estar erizado or plagado de algo
it was hedged about with legal problems
estaba erizado or plagado de problemas legales

hedge in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1 (with hedge)
cercar (con seto)
2 (with restrictions, difficulties) (often passive) I felt hedged in by rules and regulations
me sentía muy limitado or constreñido or atado por toda la normativa
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