Entertaiment is any activity that provides enjoyment, amusement, distraction, or relaxation. It often takes the form of social or recreational activities, sports, recreation, games, leisure arts, or cultural events. It can serve as a way to escape from the reality of daily life, or provide a means for personal expression. The etymology of the word is unclear, but the Medieval Latin inter tenere means “to hold inside.” Merriam-Webster’s dictionary also notes that entertainment can be transformative, taking something familiar and changing it in some way.
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