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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.

Laws governing the federal budget are typically omnibus bills; for example, the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 1321).

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om·ni·bus / ˈämnəˌbəs/ • n. 1. a volume containing several novels or other items previously published separately: an omnibus of her first trilogy. 2. dated a bus. • adj. comprising several items: Congress passed an omnibus anticrime package. ORIGIN: early 19th cent.: via French from Latin, literally ‘for all,’ dative plural of omnis.

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omnibus XIX. — F. omnibus, also voiture omnibus carriage for all (L. omnibus, d. pl. of omnis all).

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Omnibus

a group of a large number and great variety of objects, persons, or societies.

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omnibus: see bus.

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