Definition of omnibus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɒmnɪbəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːmnɪbəs//
    Radio broadcasting, TV shows
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  1. 1(British English) a television or radio programme that combines several recent programmes in a series the 90-minute Sunday omnibus edition See related entries: Radio broadcasting, TV shows
  2. 2a large book that contains a number of books, for example novels by the same author
  3. 3 (old-fashioned) a bus
  4. Word Originearly 19th cent.: via French from Latin, literally ‘for all’, dative plural of omnis.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: omnibus