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mixed

Pronunciation: /mɪkst/

Translation of mixed in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (various) mezclado, variado mixed fibers composición: diversas fibras mixed fruit frutas (feminine plural) surtidas person of mixed race mestizo, (masculine, feminine) (of black and white descent) mulato, (masculine, feminine) she invited quite a mixed crowd invitó a gente de todo tipo or a un grupo muy variopinto
    Example sentences
    • The proposed site consists of a trading estate, made up of a mixed quality of industrial buildings, many of which are empty.
    • Most people maintain health and adequate protein intake from a mixed, varied diet.
    • Mr Mumford said the council was seeking to achieve high quality, new and refurbished office space as part of mixed retail/residential led projects.
    1.2 (male and female) [sauna/bathing] mixto in mixed company cuando hay gente de ambos sexos presente
    Example sentences
    • Well we're competing against the women's division too and won, and also we're competing against mixed teams.
    • She also achieved a silver medal in the mixed team randori.
    • I believe it is the only sport designed for mixed teams.
    1.3 (ambivalent) [fortunes] desigual; [reception/response] tibio, poco entusiasta mixed reviews críticas (feminine plural) muy diversas
    Example sentences
    • That moment outside the theatre stirred my already mixed feelings about reviewing Canadian movies.
    • This got a mixed reaction, more negative than positive from the crowd.
    • And despite the mixed reaction and reviews, his restructuring efforts drew keen attention both at home and abroad.

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