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[mɪks] verb I
1) [I/T] to combine two or more substances so that they become a single substance
Add the eggs and mix thoroughly.[/ex]
Oil and water don't mix.[/ex]
Mix the flour with the eggs and butter.[/ex]
Mix the paint and water together.[/ex]
2) [T] to make something by combining two or more substances
Phil was mixing a cocktail.[/ex]
3) [I/T] to combine things such as activities, ideas, or styles
In this room, antique and modern furniture have been successfully mixed.[/ex]
Their mood was one of relief mixed with sadness.[/ex]
4) [I] to meet other people in social situations and talk to them
The party gave me a chance to mix with the other students.[/ex]
- mix sb up
- mix sth up
II
noun
mix [mɪks]
1) [singular] a combination of different types of people or things
There was a good mix of people at the party.[/ex]
2) [C/U] a powder that you buy and mix with liquid to make a particular type of food
a cake mix[/ex]

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