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adjective British pick and mix pronunciation in British English

or pick ’n’ mix pick and mix pronunciation in British English

  1. consisting of things that you choose from a variety that are available
    pick ’n’ mix sweets
    Education is not a pick and mix concept.

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pick and mix

 pick and mix pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
Word Forms
singularpick and mix
pluralpick and mixes

pick and mix

 pick and mix pronunciation in British English verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypick and mix
he/she/itpicks and mixes
present participlepicking and mixing
past tensepicked and mixed
past participlepicked and mixed
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