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mix

verb (COMBINE)    /mɪks/
A2 [I or T] to (cause different substances to) combine, so that the result cannot easily be separated into its parts: Oil and water don't mix. Even if you shake them together they separate into two layers. Radioactive material was mixed in/up (with) the effluent. Mix the eggs into the flour. In a large bowl, mix together the sugar and raisins. [+ two objects] Shall I mix (= make) you a cocktail?Mixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things B1 [T] to have or do two or more things, such as activities or qualities, at the same time: Some people are happy to mix business with/and pleasure, but I'm not one of them.Mixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
(Definition of mix verb (COMBINE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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