- n. 公共汽车；精选集；文集
- adj. 综合性的；总括的；（包括）多项的
- omnibus (n.)
- 1829, "four-wheeled public vehicle with seats for passengers," from French (voiture) omnibus "(carriage) for all, common (conveyance)," from Latin omnibus "for all," dative plural of omnis "all" (see omni-). Introduced by Jacques Lafitte in Paris in 1819 or '20, in London from 1829. In reference to legislation, the word is recorded from 1842. Meaning "man or boy who assists a waiter at a restaurant" is attested from 1888 (compare busboy). As an adjective in English from 1842.
- 1. I enjoy the omnibus edition of Eastenders on Sunday.
- 2. the 90-minute Sunday omnibus edition
- 3. You have to explain it in terms that the man on the Clapham omnibus would understand.
- 4. Disgruntled and defeated omnibus owners and drivers groaned aloud.
- 5. He had never seen an omnibus at any time in the Buchingham Park Road.
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