Translation of hedge in Spanish:


seto, n.

Pronunciation /hɛdʒ//hɛdʒ/


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    seto masculine
    seto verde masculine
    seto vivo masculine
    you look as if you've been dragged through a hedge backwards ¡qué pinta(s) traes! informal
    • They tend to be big, bold shrubs, well adapted to use as a flowering hedge or windbreak, or for planting at the back of a flower border.
    • Lily and tulip bulbs can go into the garden as can deciduous trees, climbers, shrubs and hedges, roses and fruit trees, bushes and canes.
    • I've heard it used to describe the man-made features such as walls, paths, arbors, hedges, and fences that divide the garden into different areas.
    • Houses, fences, and hedges can act as dams that block wind, causing cold pockets (whenever air stagnates, temperatures drop).
    • They'll replant the hedges and grow insanely expensive vegetables for fun.
    • Prune shrubs in a formal hedge to resemble a dense, smooth wall.
    • As the hedge grows, prune the sides so the bottom is slightly wider than the top to prevent the upper limbs from shading the lower ones.
    • High walls, fences, thorny hedges and bushes can all put off burglars but make sure the front of your home is visible to passers-by
    • A few deciduous bushes make nice hedges, although many look best grown informally rather than sheared.
    • As I move away, the incredible house with its dazzling colours disappears again behind the hedge and the bushes, invisible to the outside world.
    • Due to changes in farming methods over the years, many sources for food and nesting places have been lost but gardens with shrubs, hedges and fruit trees go some way to filling the gaps.
    • Tall shrubs, hedges, or vine-covered fences make a detached patio private.
    • Dressed in black (how obvious) the person was creeping toward the house, ducking behind bushes and hedges.
    • Similar to grass shears, only longer, this tool is useful for trimming shrubs and hedges.
    • Soon the conifer area, which alone holds 1,000 species of spruce, and the hedge and shrub area become visible.
    • A good starting point is to install large, specimen trees, hedges, hard landscaping, and water features or to buy a couple of beautiful ceramic or terracotta pots.
    • The list below shows shrubs used in formal hedges that respond well to frequent or heavy pruning.
    • For added protection from cats, locate the bath out in the open, at least 10 feet from escape cover such as a hedge or shrubs.
    • Unfortunately, he falls into the hedge immediately behind the fence.
    • The best thing about my cave, however, is that it's hidden behind a hedge of red bushes, so the curious tourist or hiker is very unlikely to find it.
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    salvaguardia feminine
    a hedge against sth una salvaguardia / cobertura contra algo
    • as a hedge against inflation como salvaguardia / cobertura contra la inflación
    • In his view, companies keep inventory as a hedge against poor demand forecasts and an inability to see into their supply chains.
    • Experts nevertheless recommend that sophisticated investors have some gold in their portfolio not only as a hedge against inflation, but also as a way to control risk.
    • They also wanted something that would provide a hedge against inflation.
    • He also knows - and if he doesn't he should - that geographical diversity in a pension portfolio is an essential hedge against harder times at home.
    • This is because gold is seen as a hedge against the US currency.
    • So, as beautiful as the yellow metal might be, gold is neither a hedge against inflation nor a protection against uncertainty.
    • The savings ratio is also influenced by inflation (rising prices), because people feel a greater need to save as a hedge against higher inflation.
    • Diversifying your portfolio is a hedge against the down times.
    • Holding precious metals was always viewed as a hedge against a runup in inflation.
    • With recovery comes inflation, with gold a natural hedge against rising prices.
    • They also view the credits as a hedge against even tighter restrictions in the future.
    • The art market grew during the 20 years preceding the Civil War, then boomed as investors sought art as a hedge against inflation.
    • The indices also reveal that art can be a poor hedge against inflation over short periods.
    • Secondly, the difference involved is meant to act as a partial hedge against fluctuations in currencies.
    • And, of course, some companies are mitigating losses through currency hedges.
    • Also, putting these extras where they show to best advantage provided a good hedge against the financial risk of building a home from scratch.
    • Traditionally, gold has been coveted as a safe harbor in times of distress and a hedge against inflation.
    • Back then, gold was presumed to be the only hedge against both inflation and a falling dollar.
    • This option provides an income stream for life, which is an effective hedge against outliving your retirement income.
    • Indeed, building robust connections with users is the best hedge against adversity.

transitive verb

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    (garden/field) cercar

    con seto

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    to hedge sth ( against sth) cubrir / proteger algo ( contra algo)

intransitive verb

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    (evade the issue)
    dar rodeos
    tratar de escaparse por la tangente
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    (cover oneself)
    to hedge against sth cubrirse / protegerse contra algo