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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhedge in
he/she/ithedges in
present participlehedging in
past tensehedged in
past participlehedged in
  1. 1
    to surround someone or something

    His motorbike was hedged in by other cars.

  2. 2
    to limit someone’s freedom or ability to do something

    We were hedged in by rules and regulations.

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