Complete Definition of "omnibus"

English

Etymology
From L. omnibus#Latin|omnibus

Noun
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  1. obsolete A vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus).
  2. A book containing multiple individual works.
  3. A television programme/program consisting of all of the episodes of a soap opera that have been shown in the previous week.

Translations

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Bulgarian: омнибÑÑ (omnibus) m, авÑобÑÑ (avtobus) m
Dutch: bus#Dutch|bus
German: Omnibus, Bus#German|Bus m
Icelandic: strætó m
Interlingua: omnibus, autobus, bus#Interlingua|bus
Italian: autobus m
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Japanese: ä¹åãã¹(ã®ãããã°ã, noriaibasu)
Portuguese: ônibus m
Romanian: autobuz n
Spanish: autobús m
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trans-top|book
Bulgarian: ÑбоÑник (sbórnik) m
Interlingua: compilation#Interlingua|compilation
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Portuguese: compilação f
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trans-top|television programme/program
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Adjective
omnibus (no compar or superl; used only before a noun)

  1. Containing multiple items.

#:The legislature enacted an omnibus appropriations bill.

  1. An edition of a radio programme consisting of all of the episodes of a soap opera that have been broadcast in the previous week.

#: The omnibus edition of "The Archers" is broadcast every Sunday morning at 11.00

  1. philately a stamp issue, usually commemorative, that appears simultaneously in several countries.

Translations
Bulgarian: вÑеобÑваÑен (vseobkhvaten) m


Latin

Adjective
omnibus

  1. for all
  2. for everything

External links
Omnibus, Paris Late 19th Century: history of the early adaption, based on a play of words of "Omnes Omnibus" for a Paris' stagecoach.

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