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adjective British English pronunciation: mixed /mɪkst/
  1. 1
    [only before noun] consisting of different things

    a mixed salad

    mixed herbs

  2. 2
    [only before noun] involving people of different ages, abilities, races etc

    a mixed population

    The course is suitable for students of mixed abilities.

  3. 3
    for men and women, or for boys and girls

    Lucy goes to a mixed school.

    mixed education/accommodation

  4. 4
    partly good and partly bad

    Reactions to the new policy have been mixed.

    The film opened to mixed reviews.


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