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omnibus

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noun om·ni·bus \ˈäm-ni-(ˌ)bəs\

Definition of omnibus

  1. 1 :  a usually automotive public vehicle designed to carry a large number of passengers :  bus

  2. 2 :  a book containing reprints of a number of works



Origin of omnibus

French, from Latin, for all, dative plural of omnis


First Known Use: 1829

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omnibus

adjective om·ni·bus

Simple Definition of omnibus

  • : of, relating to, or including many things

Full Definition of omnibus

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or providing for many things at once

  2. 2 :  containing or including many items <an omnibus bill>

Examples of omnibus

  1. an omnibus edition of his more popular stories

  2. <the president's state of the union speech is usually an omnibus look at the issues that the country is confronting>



1842

First Known Use of omnibus

1842



OMNIBUS Defined for Kids

omnibus

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noun om·ni·bus \ˈäm-ni-ˌbəs\

Definition of omnibus

plural om·ni·bus·es

  1. :  bus





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