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noun American English pronunciation: mix /mɪks/ 
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singularmix
pluralmixes
  1. 1
    [singular] a particular combination of objects, qualities, or substances

    Alcohol and drugs are a deadly mix.

    a silk-and-angora-mix sweater

    mix of:

    He has just the right mix of youth and experience.

    The town has an odd mix of old and new buildings.

    1. a.
      a combination of different types of people who form a group
      mix of:

      There was a good mix of people at the party.

      ethnic/racial/social mix:

      The U.S. has a far greater ethnic mix than Britain.

  2. 4
    [countable] [usually singular] an act of mixing something

    Add the water and give it a good mix.

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