omnibus

[ om-nuh-buhs, -buhs ]
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noun,plural om·ni·bus·es, or, for 1, om·ni·bus·ses.
  1. a volume of reprinted works of a single author or of works related in interest or theme.

adjective
  1. pertaining to, including, or dealing with numerous objects or items at once: an omnibus bill submitted to a legislature.

Origin of omnibus

1
1820–30; <French <Latin: for all (dative plural of omnis)

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omnibus

/ (ˈɒmnɪˌbʌs, -bəs) /


nounplural -buses
  1. a less common word for bus (def. 1)

  2. Also called: omnibus volume a collection of works by one author or several works on a similar topic, reprinted in one volume

  1. Also called: omnibus edition a television or radio programme consisting of two or more programmes broadcast earlier in the week

adjective
  1. (prenominal) of, dealing with, or providing for many different things or cases

Origin of omnibus

1
C19: from Latin, literally: for all, from omnis all

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