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mixture

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