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Definition of mixture noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] a substance made by mixing other substances together a soy sauce and garlic mixture Add the eggs to the mixture and beat well.
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] a combination of different things The city is a mixture of old and new buildings. We listened to the news with a mixture of surprise and horror. Anger is often caused by frustration or embarrassment, or a mixture of the two.
  3. 3[countable] (technology) a combination of two or more substances that mix together without any chemical reaction taking place compare compound
  4. 4[uncountable] the act of mixing different substances together
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mixture

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