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Meaning of HEDGING

Pronunciation:  h'ejing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"
  2. [n]  taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change and so limiting financial risk

HEDGING is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: hedge, hedge
 See Also: equivocation, evasion, protection, security



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