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mixed

adjective
 
 
/mɪkst/
showing a mixture of different results, opinions, or qualities: The country's overall economic performance last year was rather mixed. The President's tax plan received a mixed reaction on Wall Street. Government statistics offer a mixed picture of the economy's recovery.
a mixed bag a range of things that differ in type or quality: The financial results, so far, are a mixed bag. a mixed bag of investment choices
a mixed development UK PROPERTY a building project consisting of different types of buildings with different purposes or uses: This is a mixed development of shared ownership and rented homes now being built in Ilford, East London.
a mixed message/mixed messages a set of statements that seem to say first one thing and then a different or opposite thing: send/give mixed messages It's frustrating when a manager sends mixed messages about an employee's performance.
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