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Meaning of “bus” - Learner’s Dictionary

bus

noun [C]     /bʌs/ ( plural buses)
A1 a large vehicle that carries passengers by road, usually along a fixed route: a school bus I'll go home by bus.Buses, trams and coaches
bus verb [T] ( present participle mainly UK bussing, past tense and past participle bussed, present participle US busing, past tense and past participle bused) to take a group of people somewhere in a busBuses, trams and coaches
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…
(Definition of bus from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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