mix

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noun
ADJECTIVE
good, perfect, right, wonderful

a party with just the right mix of people

healthy, judicious
curious, odd, peculiar, strange
fascinating, interesting, intriguing
broad, rich
diverse, eclectic, vibrant

an eclectic mix of theatrical styles

cosmopolitan
complex
combustible, heady, potent, powerful, volatile

His art features a volatile mix of sexuality and violence.

cultural, ethnic, racial
marketing, product
brownie (esp. AmE), cake, muffin (esp. AmE), pancake

a packet of cake mix (BrE)

a box of cake mix (AmE)

concrete, mortar
potting, soil, soil-less (AmE)

Plant the seedlings in well-drained potting mix.

audio, mono, sound, stereo

The movie's sound mix is excellent.

VERB + MIX
contain, feature, have, include
offer

The new Oak Hill development offers a mix of housing.

create

They have created a unique mix of sounds.

MIX + VERB
vary

The precise mix will vary.

contain

The mix contains soil, peat, and sand.

PREPOSITION
mix of

The college has a broad mix of students.

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verb
1 combine things
ADVERB
thoroughly, well

Mix all the ingredients together thoroughly.

gently

When the rice is cooked, gently mix in all the other ingredients.

in, together
PREPOSITION
with

Mix yellow with blue to make green.

PHRASES
mix and match, pick and mix (BrE) (= combine things in different ways for different purposes)

You can mix and match courses to suit your requirements.

2 meet people
ADVERB
easily, well

a child who mixes well at school

freely

Different races mixed freely at dance halls and clubs.

happily
socially

They worked together and often mixed socially.

PREPOSITION
with

She mixed happily with the other children.

Mix is used with these nouns as the object: ↑batter, ↑butter, ↑cement, ↑cocktail, ↑concrete, ↑drink, ↑element, ↑flour, ↑ingredient, ↑margarine, ↑metaphor, ↑mustard, ↑paint, ↑paste, ↑sauce, ↑track

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