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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 the Appendix of 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
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autóbuszgyûjteményes kötet
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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.
References in classic literature ?
Once there, she composed herself, hailed a passing omnibus, and rolled away to town, looking very merry and mysterious.
During the latter process, an omnibus came to a stand-still under the branches of the elm-tree.
At the proper time he will put you in a cab or an omnibus, and drive you to the train or the boat; he has packed your luggage and transferred it, he has paid all the bills.
However, as I was sayin', we went right down the canal to Lyvern, where we got off, and the lady she took the railway omnibus and went away in it.
At the Marble Arch they hailed an omnibus, which left them close to their shabby home in the Euston Road.
several sentences are missing here in the omnibus edition}
Three or four black government wag- gons, with crosses in white circles, and an old omnibus, among other vehicles, were being loaded in the village street.
Morcerf, like most other young men of rank and fortune, had his orchestra stall, with the certainty of always finding a seat in at least a dozen of the principal boxes occupied by persons of his acquaintance; he had, moreover, his right of entry into the omnibus box.
Smooth-it-away's testimony to the solidity of its foundation, I should be loath to cross it in a crowded omnibus, especially if each passenger were encumbered with as heavy luggage as that gentleman and myself.
Illi mors gravis incubat, qui notus nimis omnibus, ignotus moritur sibi.
But he had a magic and minute knowledge of the Westminster omnibuses, and indeed of the whole omnibus system of London, the colors and numbers of which he knew as a herald knows heraldry.
The new-comer regarded the doctor with that beaming but breathless geniality which characterizes a corpulent charwoman who has just managed to stuff herself into an omnibus.

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