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mix

noun     /mɪks/
[C] a combination of different things or people: a mix of sth The board will continue to have the right mix of skills and experience to drive the company forward. The new property developments feature a mix of retail and residential uses. The money is invested in a diversified portfolio, a mix of real estate, stocks, and bonds. We use various fuel mixes to power our generating plants.
[S] a situation which consists of several different things or people: in/into the mix But even if Internet ads are creeping into the mix, television is still their most important marketing medium.
[C or U] something that is sold in the form of a powder and to which a liquid, such as water, can be added later: cake/cement mix The company chops and sells the nylon fabric to other firms that turn it into new carpet, cement mix, or sewer pipes.
→ See also advertising mix, asset mix, business mix, investment mix, the marketing mix, merchandise mix, portfolio mix, product mix, sales mix
(Definition of mix noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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