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omnibus

[ om-nuh-buhs, -buhs ]
/ ˈɒm nəˌbʌs, -bəs /
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noun, plural om·ni·bus·es, or, for 1, om·ni·bus·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

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

omnibus
/ (ˈɒmnɪˌbʌs, -bəs) /

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