is a living fence made of closely planted bushes, which, as they grow and get trimmed and shaped, form a wall of green.

Hedgecan also be used as a verb. If someone asks you a question and you hedge, youre avoiding a straight answer. If youre not sure what your bosss political views are, you can hedge by not revealing yours. If you hedge your bets, youre trying to minimize risk or loss that is, youre trying to cover yourself no matter what happens.

a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes

enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges

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

an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes

hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion

enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges

hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge

enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges

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

defense against financial failure; financial independence

an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

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evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

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