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"mixture" in British English

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mixturenoun

uk   /ˈmɪks.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
B2 [C] a ​substance made from a ​combination of different ​substances, or any ​combination of different things: The mixture offlour, ​water, and ​yeast is then ​left in a ​warmplace for four ​hours. Their ​latest CD is a mixture of new and ​oldsongs. [U] the ​process of ​mixing [U] a ​type of ​medicine that has to be ​shaken before being used: cough mixture

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(Definition of mixture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mixturenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɪks·tʃər/
a ​combination of ​substances resulting from ​mixing them together so that they cannot be ​easily separated: It’s a ​highlyexplosive mixture and has to be ​handledcarefully. A mixture is also any ​combination of different things: Good ​fashiondesigners often rely on a mixture of the ​old and the new.
(Definition of mixture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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