Articles about entertaiment
An activity or event that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight. It may be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience’s attention.
The man whose job it is to amuse people who attend a show is an entertainer.
From Old French entretenement; see entertain.
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