A form of leisure activity that provides pleasure, diversion, or amusement. Examples include playing sports, solving a crossword puzzle, or attending a play. Entertainment may also refer to a spectacle, ceremony, religious festival, or satire. It can be provided at any scale, from a single person engaging in private entertainment to a large audience viewing a performance.
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From Old French entretenement, from entertain. Related words are entertain, amuse, occupy, divert, diverts, agreeable, and so forth.