hedge against

phrasal verb

hedged against; hedging against; hedges 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 May. 2023.

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