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
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    • 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 sth una salvaguardia or cobertura contra algo as a hedge against inflation como salvaguardia or cobertura contra la inflación
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of hedge in Spanish:

hedge2

vt

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

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
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    • 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.

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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Cultural fact of the day

peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.