mixed

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
mixed /mɪkst/USA pronunciation  adj. [before a noun]
  • made up of things that are different but of the general type:ate some mixed nuts.
  • of or relating to persons of different religions or races:a mixed marriage.
  • including contrasting, sometimes opposite elements or parts:mixed emotions about going abroad.
  • of or intended for people of different sexes:the mixed doubles tennis matches.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
    mixed  (mikst), 
    adj. 
    1. put together or formed by mixing.
    2. composed of different constituents or elements:a mixed form of government.
    3. of different kinds combined:mixed nuts; mixed emotions.
    4. involving or comprised of persons of different sex, class, character, belief, religion, or race:mixed company; a mixed neighborhood.
    5. Law[Law.]involving more than one issue or aspect:a mixed question of law and fact.
    6. Phonetics[Phonet.](of a vowel) central.
    7. [Math.](of partial derivatives) of second or higher order and involving differentiation with respect to more than one variable.
    8. Rail Transport(of trains) composed of both passenger and freight cars.
    9. Philosophy[Logic.]containing quantifiers of unlike kind.
    10. Stock Exchange, Business(of a stock or commodity market) characterized by uneven price movements, with some prices rising and others falling.
    Etymology:
    • Latin mixtus, past participle of miscēre to mingle. Cf. mix
    • late Middle English mixt 1400–50
    mix•ed•ly  (miksid lē, mikstlē), 
    adv. 
    mixed•ness, n. 


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    mixed /mɪkst/ adj
    1. formed or blended together by mixing
    2. composed of different elements, races, sexes, etc: a mixed school
    3. consisting of conflicting elements, thoughts, attitudes, etc

    mixedness /ˈmɪksɪdnɪs/ n



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