Articles about entertaiment
The definition of entertainment is any activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure or delight. It can be an idea or a task but it is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience’s attention. The word derives from Middle English entretenement, a support or maintenance activity.
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