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busnoun [C]

uk   us   /bʌs/ (plural buses or US also busses)

bus noun [C] (VEHICLE)

A1 a large vehicle in which people are driven from one place to another: You should take the bus/go by bus (= travel by bus) if you want to see the sights.
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bus noun [C] (COMPUTER)

a set of wires in a computer along which information can be sent to and from other parts of the computer

busverb [T]

uk   us   /bʌs/ (-ss- or US usually -s-)
to take people somewhere by bus: Demonstrators were bussed in from all parts of the state to attend the protest rally. US to take children by bus to school in another area every day
Translations of “bus”
in Arabic حافِلة…
in Korean 버스…
in Malaysian bas…
in French autobus…
in Turkish otobüs…
in Italian autobus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 車輛, 公車, 大客車…
in Russian автобус…
in Polish autobus…
in Vietnamese xe buýt…
in Spanish autobús…
in Portuguese ônibus…
in Thai รถโดยสารประจำทาง…
in German der Bus…
in Catalan autobús…
in Japanese バス…
in Indonesian bis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 车辆, 大客车, 公共汽车,巴士…
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