Meaning of MIXED in English
/ mɪkst; NAmE / adjective
having both good and bad qualities or feelings :
The weather has been very mixed recently.
I still have mixed feelings about going to Brazil (= I am not sure what to think) .
The play was given a mixed reception by the critics (= some liked it, some did not) .
British athletes had mixed fortunes in yesterday's competition.
[ only before noun ] consisting of different kinds of people, for example, people from different races and cultures :
a mixed community
people of mixed race
a mixed marriage (= between two people of different races or religions)
[ only before noun ] consisting of different types of the same thing :
a mixed salad
[ usually before noun ] of or for both males and females :
a mixed school
I'd rather not talk about it in mixed company.
late Middle English mixt : from Old French mixte , from Latin mixtus , past participle of miscere to mix.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005