hedge against

phrasal verb
hedged against; hedging against; hedges against

Definition of hedge against

: to protect oneself from (something) They hedge against inflation by investing their money. looking for ways to hedge against risk/failure

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“Hedge against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedge%20against. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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