There are 2 translations of hedge in Spanish:

hedge1

Pronunciation: /hedʒ/

n

  • 1 seto (m) (verde or vivo) you look as if you've been dragged through a hedge backwards ¡qué pinta(s) traes! [familiar/colloquial], parece que vinieras de la guerra
  • 2 (safeguard) a hedge against sth una salvaguardia or cobertura contra algo as a hedge against inflation como salvaguardia or cobertura contra la inflación

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Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

There are 2 translations of hedge in Spanish:

hedge2

vt

  • 1.1 [field/garden] cercar* (con seto) 1.2 [Fin] [investments] to hedge sth (against sth) cubrir* or proteger* algo (contra algo) bet1 2

vi

  • 1.1 (evade the issue) dar* rodeos, tratar de escaparse por la tangente 1.2 [Fin] (cover oneself) to hedge against sth cubrirse* or protegerse* contra algo

Phrasal verbs

hedge about

v + o + adv (usu pass)
to be hedged about with sth estar* erizado or plagado de algo it was hedged about with legal problems estaba erizado or plagado de problemas legales

hedge in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (with hedge) cercar* (con seto) 1.2 (with restrictions, difficulties) (often pass) I felt hedged in by rules and regulations me sentía muy limitado or constreñido or atado por toda la normativa

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Word of the day lavado
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Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.