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British English: /hɛdʒ/
American English: /hɛdʒ/

Translation of hedge in Italian:


transitive verb

  • 3 (Economics)
    proteggersi, mettersi al riparo da (loss, risk)

intransitive verb


to look as if one has been dragged through a hedge backwards

= avere un aspetto scompigliato

to hedge one's bets

tenere il piede in due staffe

Phrasal verbs

hedge against

(Economics) hedge against [something]
proteggersi, mettersi al riparo da (inflation, loss)

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