What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is anything that provides a diversion or pleasure, especially for a group or individual. It can include such activities as watching movies, listening to music, playing games, social gatherings and other leisure pursuits. It is a form of amusement, recreation and sometimes even education.

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Article last updated April 29, 2019.

What is entertainment for one person may not be the same for another.