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omnibus

[ om-nuh-buhs, -buhs ]
/ 藞蓲m n蓹藢b蕦s, -b蓹s /
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noun, plural om路ni路bus路es, or, for 1, om路ni路bus路ses.
a volume of reprinted works of a single author or of works related in interest or theme.
adjective
pertaining to, including, or dealing with numerous objects or items at once: an omnibus bill submitted to a legislature.
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Origin of omnibus

1820鈥30; <French <Latin: for all (dative plural of omnis)
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British Dictionary definitions for omnibus

omnibus
/ (藞蓲mn瑟藢b蕦s, -b蓹s) /

noun plural -buses
a less common word for bus (def. 1)
Also called: omnibus volume a collection of works by one author or several works on a similar topic, reprinted in one volume
Also called: omnibus edition a television or radio programme consisting of two or more programmes broadcast earlier in the week
adjective
(prenominal) of, dealing with, or providing for many different things or cases

Word Origin for omnibus

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