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"mixed" in American English

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mixedadjective

us   /mɪkst/
combining positive and negative features: I have mixed emotions/feelings about moving across the country – it’s exciting, but I’ll miss my old friends.
Mixed can also mean combining people of different races or religions: The island’s population is of mixed descent.
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"mixed" in British English

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mixedadjective

uk   /mɪkst/ us   /mɪkst/
showing a mixture of different feelings or opinions: There has been a mixed reaction to the changes. The results are a little more mixed than we had hoped (= some are good but some are bad).
including many different types of people or things: She has a very mixed group of friends.
including 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).
including people of different religions or races: a mixed marriage
(Definition of mixed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mixed" in Business English

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mixedadjective

uk   /mɪkst/ us  
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.
(Definition of mixed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“mixed” in Business English

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