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English definition of “crucible”

crucible

noun [C] (MIX)    /ˈkruː.sɪ.bl̩/ formal
a place or situation in which different cultures or styles can mix together to produce something new and excitingVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesGroups and collections of things
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