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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hedge.
  • adj. Offset by another financial asset.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. qualified; limited or restricted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement

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Examples

  • If the yields of yen-denominated bonds look poor — for example, if the 20-year government bond gets stuck below 1.7% — "we may have to reinvest matured domestic bonds and loans in hedged foreign bonds," said Michihisa Tanimoto, managing director and director of the board of Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.,

    Japan's Life Insurers Yield to Temptation

  • Mr. McCain hedged a bit: I have great admiration and respect for the Kennedy family.

    McCain Sidesteps Talk About Campaign on Letterman - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • For reference, our short-term hedged inventory at December 31, 2011, is consisted of approximately 15 million barrels equivalent with an aggregate value of approximately $1 billion.

  • For reference, our short-term hedged inventory at September 30,2011, consisted of approximately 15 million barrels equivalent with an aggregate value of approximately $1.1 billion.

  • Many of the trades are currently hedged, which is intended to limit losses, but Mr. Pasciucco said maintaining the hedges "is a task," which is one reason to pay bonuses to keep employees who are familiar with the portfolio.

    Action on AIG Unit May Cost Taxpayers

  • Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call hedged his strong backing of the result of Friday's vote.

    Iran to Recount Some Votes

  • So he began a phase of entertainment production we might generously call hedged-bet experiments, films and television shows with built-in audience appeal that would allow him to turn profits and still perfect his technical wizardry.

    THE YOUNG INDIANA JONES CHRONICLES – VOLUME THREE | Obsessed With Film

  • So-called hedged mines, which have sold a part of their future production in advance at an agreed price, are better protected against falling prices.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And of course, this year we're pretty much at our capacity of 75% hedged, which is typically where we'd like to be.

  • And finally, hedged adjusted EBITDA, which is defined as hedged adjusted gross margin less projected operating and other expenses for a full calendar year is $433 million for 2010 and

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

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