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"bus" in British English

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busnoun [C]

uk   us   /bʌs/ (plural buses or US also busses)
  • bus noun [C] (VEHICLE)

A1 a ​largevehicle 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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busverb [T]

uk   us   /bʌs/ (-ss- or US usually -s-)
(Definition of bus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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busnoun [C]

 us   /bʌs/
  • bus noun [C] (VEHICLE)

a ​largemotorvehicle with ​seats for many ​people: The ​tour bus was the ​easiest way to ​see the ​area.

busverb [T]

 us   /bʌs/
  • bus verb [T] (TAKE IN VEHICLE)

to take ​people to a ​place in a bus: The ​governor bused ​supporters to the ​capital for his ​inauguration.
  • bus verb [T] (SERVE)

to move ​dishes to and from ​tables in a ​restaurant as a ​job: I ​started out busing ​tables.
(Definition of bus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bus”
in Korean 버스…
in Arabic حافِلة…
in Malaysian bas…
in French autobus…
in Russian автобус…
in Chinese (Traditional) 車輛, 公車, 大客車…
in Italian autobus…
in Turkish otobüs…
in Polish autobus…
in Spanish autobús…
in Vietnamese xe buýt…
in Portuguese ônibus…
in Thai รถโดยสารประจำทาง…
in German der Bus…
in Catalan autobús…
in Japanese バス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 车辆, 大客车, 公共汽车,巴士…
in Indonesian bis…
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