Definisi 'hedge'

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noun
1 a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

3 an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement Terjemahkan
Example:
when you say `maybe' you are just hedging
source: wordnet30

4 A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land; and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts of a garden. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
5 avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) Terjemahkan
Example:
He dodged the issue
she skirted the problem
They tend to evade their responsibilities
he evaded the questions skillfully
source: wordnet30

6 hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge Terjemahkan
Example:
The animals were hedged in
source: wordnet30

7 enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges Terjemahkan
Example:
hedge the property
source: wordnet30

8 minimize loss or risk Terjemahkan
Example:
diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks
hedge your bets
source: wordnet30

9 To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge a field or garden. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

10 To shelter one's self from danger, risk, duty, responsibility, etc., as if by hiding in or behind a hedge; to skulk; to slink; to shirk obligations. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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