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Hedge Definition(s)

The word hedge is a noun.  Hedge means (1) a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes, (2) an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement, (3) any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change.
Hedge is also a verb that means (1) minimize loss or risk, (2) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues), (3) enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges, (4) hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge.

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