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verb blend pronunciation in British English /blend/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleblending
past tenseblended
past participleblended
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to mix different foods or other substances together
    Blend the butter and the sugar together.
    blend something with something: biofuel blended with standard diesel
    blend something into something: Blend three drops of rosemary oil into the base oil.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] to join with another substance to form a mixture
      They had blended into a sticky mess.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to combine different tastes, styles, qualities etc in a way that is attractive or effective
    Their music blends jazz and pop in a stylish contemporary sound.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] to be combined with other things in an attractive or effective way
      blend with: The sweetness of the yoghurt blends nicely with the sharpness of the lemons.

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