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hedge fund

noun

Simple Definition of hedge fund

  • finance : a group of investors who take financial risks together in order to try to earn a lot of money

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hedge fund

  1. :  an investing group usually in the form of a limited partnership that employs speculative techniques in the hope of obtaining large capital gains

1966

First Known Use of hedge fund

1966

Rhymes with hedge fund


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hedge fund

  1. see fund 2




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