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verb uk   us   /mɪks/

mix verb (COMBINE)

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?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.
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mix verb (BE WITH PEOPLE)

B2 [I] to be with or communicate well with other people: I suppose you mix with a wide variety of people in your job. She mixes very well - perhaps that's why she's so popular.

mix verb (RECORD MUSIC)

[T] specialized music, media to control the amounts of various sounds that are combined on a recording

mix

noun uk   us   /mɪks/

mix noun (COMBINE)

B1 [C usually sing] a combination: There was an odd mix of people at Patrick's party. "She's studying physics and philosophy." "That's an interesting mix." [C or U] something that is sold in the form of a powder to which a liquid, such as water, can be added later: cake/cement mix
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mix noun (RECORD MUSIC)

[C] a version of a recorded piece of music: A new mix of their hit single is due to be released early next month.
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