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adjective mixed pronunciation in British English /mɪkst/
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  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
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  4. 4
    partly good and partly bad
    Reactions to the new policy have been mixed.
    The film opened to mixed reviews.



a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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