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verb mingle pronunciation in British English /ˈmɪŋɡ(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymingle
he/she/itmingles
present participlemingling
past tensemingled
past participlemingled
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if smells, feelings, flavours etc mingle or you mingle them, they become mixed together without completely losing their individual characters
    Leave the dessert overnight for the flavours to mingle.
    mingle something with something: Polly felt hope mingled with fear.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move around and talk to a lot of people, especially at a social event
    Try to get the guests to mingle.
    mingle with: The event intends to give you a chance to mingle with other students.

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