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mix

verb /miks/
to put or blend together to form one mass
mélanger
She mixed the butter and sugar together He mixed the blue with the yellow to make green paint.
to prepare or make by doing this
préparer
She mixed the cement in a bucket.
to go together or blend successfully to form one mass
se mélanger
Oil and water don’t mix.
to go together socially
se mêler
People of different races were mixing together happily.
mixed adjective consisting of different kinds
mélangé, mêlé
I have mixed feelings about leaving home a mixed population.
done, used etc by people of different sexes
mixte
mixed tennis.
mixer noun a person or thing that mixes; a thing which is used for mixing
mélangeur
an electric food-mixer.
mixture /ˈmikstʃə/ noun the result of mixing things or people together
mélange
a mixture of eggs, flour and milk.
a number of things mixed together and used for a given purpose
préparation
The doctor gave the baby some cough mixture.
the act of mixing
mélange
The mixture of Eastern and Western flavours works very wiell in this dish.
mix-up noun a confused situation etc a mix-up over the concert tickets. be mixed up to be involved
être mêlé (à)
He was mixed up in that burglary.
mix up to blend together
mélanger
I need to mix up another tin of paint.
to confuse or muddle
confondre
I’m always mixing the twins up.
to confuse or upset
embrouiller
You’ve mixed me up completely with all this information.
(Definition of mix from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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