hotch-potch


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hotch-potch

noun mixture, mess, jumble, medley, hash, potpourri, mélange (French), miscellany, mishmash, conglomeration, farrago, hodgepodge (U.S.), gallimaufry The palace is a complete hotch-potch of architectural styles.
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hotch-potch

hotchpotch [ˈhɒtʃpɒtʃ] n (British)salmigondis mhot cross bun nbrioche f du Vendredi sainthot-desk [ˌhɒtˈdɛsk] vipartager un bureauhot-desking [ˌhɒtˈdɛskɪŋ] npartage m de bureauxhot dog nhot-dog m
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