omnibus


omnibus
adjective all-embracing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, catholic, collective, compendious, complete, composite, comprehensive, encyclopedic, encyclopedical, exhaustive, expansive, extensive, general, generic, generical, inclusive, inclusory, indiscriminate, limitless, miscellaneous, of great scope, overall, pandemic, sweeping, unlimited, unqualified, unrestricted, wide-reaching, widespread associated concepts: omnibus law

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


omnibus
adj.
Containing several components or items.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


omnibus
adj. Having many purposes or treating with numerous things at the same time; including many things.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


omnibus
(Latin: For all; containing two or more independent matters.)
A term frequently used in reference to a legislative bill comprised of two or more general subjects that is designed to compel the executive to approve provisions that he or she would otherwise reject but that he or she signs into law to prevent the defeat of the entire bill.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


omnibus
[Latin, For all; containing two or more independent matters.] A term frequently used in reference to a legislative bill comprised of two or more general subjects that is designed to compel the executive to approve provisions that he or she would otherwise reject but that he or she signs into law to prevent the defeat of the entire bill.

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  • Omnibus — Omnibus …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • omnibus — [ ɔmnibys ] n. m. et adj. • 1825; de voiture omnibus; lat. omnibus « pour tous » → 1. bus 1 ♦ Anciennt Voiture publique d abord hippomobile, puis automobile, transportant des voyageurs dans une ville. Impériale d un omnibus. L omnibus Madeleine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Omnibus — may refer to: Contents 1 See also Law Omnibus bill, a single legislative document containing many laws or amendments Omnibus spending bill, a single legislative document that sets the budget of many government departments Omnibus clause …   Wikipedia

  • Omnibus — Sm std. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. (voiture) omnibus (eigentlich Fahrzeug für alle ), dieses aus l. omnibus für alle , zu l. omnēs alle . Die Kurzform Bus aus ne. bus.    Ebenso nndl. omnibus, ne. bus, nschw. omnibus, nnorw. omnibus …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Omnibus — Omnibus: Das Substantiv wurde im 19. Jh. aus gleichbed. frz. omnibus (eigentlich wohl voiture omnibus »Wagen für alle«) entlehnt (lat. omnibus »für alle« ist der Dativ von lat. omnes »alle«). Häufiger als die Vollform »Omnibus« ist die Mitte des… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • omnibus — om ni*bus, a. Pertaining to or dealing with a variety of topics at one time; as, omnibus legislation; an omnibus budget bill. [PJC] {Omnibus bill}, a legislative bill which provides for a number of miscellaneous enactments or appropriations.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • omnibus — ȍmnibus m DEFINICIJA 1. pov. prom. zatvorena putnička kola s konjskom zapregom u gradskom prometu; konjski tramvaj 2. prom. autobus u gradskom prijevozu 3. knjiž. knjiga s cjelovitom zbirkom (članaka, eseja, pripovijedaka, pjesama) jednog ili… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • ómnibus — (plural ómnibus) sustantivo masculino 1. Uso/registro: restringido. Autocar dedicado al transporte público entre poblaciones: El ómnibus pasa cada media hora. tren ómnibus. Sinónimo: autobús …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • omnibus — / ɔmnibus/ s.m. [dal fr. omnibus, tratto dal lat. omnĭbus per tutti (dativo plur. di omnis ogni )]. (trasp.) [carrozzone a cavalli, con molti posti, che nel sec. 19° faceva servizio regolare nelle grandi città] ▶◀ diligenza …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • ómnibus — ‘Vehículo de transporte colectivo por carretera’. En España significa también ‘tren que para en todas las estaciones’. Es invariable en plural (→ plural, 1f): «Empleados que corrían hacia los ómnibus y los tranvías» (Ribeyro Geniecillos [Perú… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas


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