hedge around/about

idiom

British
: to limit or restrict (something)
usually used as (be) hedged
usually + with or by
Their offer is so hedged around with conditions that it hardly seems worthwhile.
a rule that is hedged about by exceptions

Examples of hedge around/about in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the fiscal year that will end March 31, the airline had planned to hedge about 51% of its jet-fuel requirements in Singapore Jet Kerosene at a weighted average price of $74 a barrel. Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg.com, 6 Nov. 2020 Jamaica capers serve as a good hedge around the house and host larvae for the Florida white butterfly. Lois K. Solomon, Sun Sentinel, 18 Nov. 2022

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“Hedge around/about.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedge%20around%2Fabout. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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