There are 3 main definitions of MX in English:

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MX 1

Entry from US English dictionary

abbreviation

Missile experimental (a US intercontinental ten-warhead ballistic missile).
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Mx 2

Pronunciation: /məks/ /mɪks/

noun

A title used before a person’s surname or full name by those who wish to avoid specifying their gender or by those who prefer not to identify themselves as male or female: the bank is planning to introduce the honorific ‘Mx’ as an alternative for anyone who feels that they don’t, for reasons of undetermined gender, fit into being either a Mr, Mrs, Miss or a Ms
More example sentences
  • A council is to include the title 'Mx' on its official forms to be more accommodating to the trans-community.
  • To me, Mx Bond embodies the very best kind of girl a boy could ever grow up to become.
  • Brighton & Hove council adopted the trans-friendly Mx title in 2013, after an inclusivity panel made the recommendation.

Origin

1970s: apparently from M (as in Mr, Mrs, Ms, etc.) + X1 (probably denoting an unknown or variable factor or quantity).

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Mx 3

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