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omnibus

om·ni·bus

omnibus

 
 
pronunciation:
am n buhs [or] am n bs
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: omnibuses
definition 1: a large, long motor vehicle for transporting passengers; bus.
Several people were standing in a queue waiting for the omnibus.
definition 2: a book that is a collection of short works by the same author or on a single theme.
I read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens in an omnibus on the Christmas theme.
similar words:
anthology
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part of speech: adjective
definition: concerning or including a large collection of things.
The House produced an omnibus spending bill rife with pork.
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