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English definition of “mixed”

mixed

adjective     /mɪkst/
showing a mixture of different feelings or opinions: There has been a mixed reaction to the changes.Variety and mixturesMixing and mixturesGroups and collections of things for both sexes: Our children go to a mixed school. Some of his jokes were too rude for mixed company (= a group where both males and females are present).Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men combining people of a different religion or race: a mixed marriageRace and ethnicityRacial issuesRelationships in general
(Definition of mixed adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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