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mix

verb  /mɪks/ us  

mix verb (COMBINE)

[I/T] to combine different substances, esp. so that the result cannot easily be separated into its parts, or to cause different substances to combine in this way: [I] Oil and water don’t mix. [T] Mix two eggs into the flour. [T] He mixed the blue paint with white to lighten it. [I/T] To mix is also to combine or put in the same place: [T] The report mixed together a lot of different ideas in a confusing way.

mix verb (SOCIALIZE)

[I] (of a person) to be comfortable being with or talking to other people in social situations, esp. people you do not know: She is very shy and has trouble mixing at parties.

mix

noun [C/U]  /mɪks/ us  

mix noun [C/U] (COMBINE)

a combination of different things or people: [C usually sing] There was an interesting mix of people at Jean’s party. A mix is also a food substance that you can buy and to which a liquid, such as water or milk, can be added later when preparing to cook something: [C] a cake mix
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