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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Word of the day anteojeras
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blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

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 anteojeras
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.