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mixed / mikst/ • adj. consisting of different qualities or elements: a varied, mixed diet beaches with mixed sand and shingle. ∎  (of an assessment of, reaction to, or feeling about something) containing a mixture of both favorable and negative elements: the movie opened last Friday to mixed reviews I had mixed feelings about seeing Laura again. ∎  composed of different varieties of the same thing: crab on a bed of mixed greens. ∎  involving or showing a mixture of races or social classes: people of mixed race. ∎  (esp. of an educational establishment or a sports team or competition) of or for members of both sexes: the college's mixed hockey team.

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