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Entertaining vs. Entertainment

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Entertainingadjective

Very amusing; that entertains.

Entertainmentnoun

An activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement, or relaxation to an audience, no matter whether the audience participates passively as in watching opera or a movie, or actively as in games.

Entertainingnoun

(archaic) Entertainment.

Entertainmentnoun

A show put on for the enjoyment or amusement of others.

Entertainingadjective

Affording entertainment; pleasing; amusing; diverting.

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Maintenance or support.

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Entertainingadjective

agreeably diverting or amusing;

‘an entertaining puppet show’; ‘films should be entertaining’;

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Admission into service; service.

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.

Entertainmentnoun

(obsolete) Reception; (provision of) food to guests or travellers.

Entertainmentnoun

The act of receiving as host, or of amusing, admitting, or cherishing; hospitable reception; also, reception or treatment, in general.

‘The entertainment of Christ by faith.’; ‘The sincere entertainment and practice of the precepts of the gospel.’;

Entertainmentnoun

That which entertains, or with which one is entertained;

‘Theatrical entertainments conducted with greater elegance and refinement.’;

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Entertainmentnoun

Admission into service; service.

‘Some band of strangers in the adversary's entertainment.’;

Entertainmentnoun

Payment of soldiers or servants; wages.

‘The entertainment of the general upon his first arrival was but six shillings and eight pence.’;

Entertainmentnoun

a diversion that holds the attention

Entertainment

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience or gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but 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.

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