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hedge

hedge

 
pronunciation:
hej
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a solid row of bushes, used as a kind of fence.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: hedged, hedges, hedging
definition 1: to close in or mark off with a hedge; border (usually followed by "in").
Tall weeds hedged in the playing field on three sides.
definition 2: to avoid saying what one thinks or will do by not answering directly.
I hedged when he invited me to join the team by saying that I'd have to ask my parents.
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