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Definition of "entertainment" []

  • The act of entertaining. (noun)
  • The art or field of entertaining. (noun)
  • Something that amuses, pleases, or diverts, especially a performance or show. (noun)
  • The pleasure afforded by being entertained; amusement: The comedian performed for our entertainment. (noun)
  • Archaic Maintenance; support. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "entertainment" in a sentence
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