What Is Entertaiment?

About Entertaiment

Generally, entertainment is understood to be fun and lighthearted, but it can also have serious purposes, as with ceremonies, religious festivals, or satire. It can be as intimate as an individual choosing a piece of pre-recorded entertainment, or as large as a performance intended for thousands. The word is derived from the medieval Latin intertenere, with the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix tenere referring to holding something inside. The word has been reshaped by its usage in modern times, and may also refer to transformational entertainment news.

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