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English definition of “bus”

bus

verb [T]     /bʌs/ (-ss- or US usually -s-)
to take people somewhere by bus: Demonstrators were bussed in from all parts of the country to attend the protest rally.Buses, trams and coachesTransferring and transporting objects US to take children by bus to school in another area every dayBuses, trams and coaches
(Definition of bus verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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