What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is the act of holding someone’s interest and attention or of giving pleasure and delight. It can also refer to a particular kind of activity, such as playing a game or watching a movie. The word entertainment derives from the Middle French entretenement, which in turn comes from the Medieval Latin inter tenere (hold inside), the prefix inter meaning “inside,” and tenere, which is related to the Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch or spread out.

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