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om·ni·bus

 (ŏm′nĭ-bŭs′, -bəs)
n.
1.
a. A large horse-drawn public conveyance, especially of the late 1800s.
b. A long motor vehicle for passengers; a bus.
2. A printed anthology of the works of one author or of writings on related subjects.
adj.
Including or covering many things or classes: an omnibus trade bill.

[French, from Latin, for all, dative pl. of omnis, all; see op- in Indo-European roots.]

omnibus

(ˈɒmnɪˌbʌs; -bəs)
n, pl -buses
1. a less common word for bus1
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) Also called: omnibus volume a collection of works by one author or several works on a similar topic, reprinted in one volume
3. (Broadcasting) Also called: omnibus edition a television or radio programme consisting of two or more programmes broadcast earlier in the week
adj
(prenominal) of, dealing with, or providing for many different things or cases
[C19: from Latin, literally: for all, from omnis all]

om•ni•bus

(ˈɒm nəˌbʌs, -bəs)

n., pl. -bus•es or, for 1, bus•ses,
adj. n.
2. a volume of reprints by a single author or on a single subject.
adj.
3. pertaining to, including, or dealing with numerous objects or items at once.
[1820–30; < French < Latin: for all (dat. pl. of omnis)]

Omnibus

 a group of a large number and great variety of objects, persons, or societies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.omnibus - an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author
anthology - a collection of selected literary passages
2.omnibus - a vehicle carrying many passengersomnibus - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
minibus - a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)
public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
roof - protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
school bus - a bus used to transport children to or from school
trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
window - a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
fleet - group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
Adj.1.omnibus - providing for many things at once; "an omnibus law"
comprehensive - including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education"
Translations
حافِلَه، سَيَّارَة رُكّاب كَبيرَهمُجَلَّد يَضُم مَجموع كُتُب المُؤلِّف
etbindsudgaveomnibus
autóbuszgyûjteményes kötet
almenningsvagn
didelės apimtiesomnibusasrinktinėrinktinių kūrinių
kopotie rakstikrājumsomnibuss
súhrnný
kitaplar antolojisiotobüs

omnibus

[ˈɒmnɪbəs]
A. N
1. (o.f.) (= bus) → ómnibus m, autobús m, camión m (Mex)
2. (= book) → antología f, tomo m de obras escogidas
B. ADJgeneral, para todo
C. CPD omnibus edition N (Literat) → edición f antológica, edición f de obras escogidas (Brit) (TV, Rad) → programa m especial (que incluye varios episodios)

omnibus

[ˈɒmnɪbʌs]
n (old-fashioned) (= bus) → omnibus m (old-fashioned) omnibus editionomnibus edition n (British) [programme] diffusion en une fois de plusieurs épisodes d'un même feuilleton

omnibus

n
(form: = bus) → Omnibus m, → Autobus m
(also omnibus edition: = book) → Sammelausgabe f, → Sammelband m; (TV) Fernseh- oder Radioprogramm, das zwei oder mehrere Folgen einer Serie als eine Sendung zeigt
adj (esp US) → allgemein, umfassend; omnibus bill (Parl) → Sammelgesetz nt

omnibus

[ˈɒmnɪbəs] n (old) (bus) → autobus m inv; (book) → raccolta
omnibus edition (TV, Radio) → replica delle puntate precedenti

omnibus

(ˈomnibəs) noun
1. a large book containing a number of books, stories etc. a Jane Austen omnibus; (also adjective) an omnibus edition of Jane Austen's novels.
2. an old word for a bus.
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