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noun mix pronunciation in British English /mɪks/
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  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 US has a far greater ethnic mix than Britain.
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] an act of mixing something
    Add the water and give it a good mix.
  3. 4
    [countable] music a remix
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