1 [uncountable and countable]: things such as films, television, performances etc that are intended to amuse or interest people:
The town provides a wide choice of entertainment.
light entertainment (=comedy)
The dolphins give good entertainment value (=a lot of amusement and interest).
the entertainment industry/business/world
2 [uncountable]: formal when you entertain someone at home, or for business:
the entertainment of friends
- A good little program, even if you only want it for its entertainment value.
- In the seventies, it seemed that a light entertainment show on television was not complete without a clutch of catchphrases.
- There will be live entertainment throughout the day.
- The entertainment industry/business/world: Like many in the entertainment business, they love dressing up.
Words used with entertainment:
- They give us free information, free entertainment, free software, some even give us free mail.
- Music that could never be taken as light entertainment.
- Lobster, fish and charcoal grilled steaks are the specialities, with live entertainment on offer most evenings.
- What had arrived now really was mass entertainment.
- Some restaurants in the old town feature musical entertainment while you are dining, including fado and piano music.
- The cost of producing sitcoms and other forms of popular entertainment has been growing.
- The ban on public entertainment, sport and most commercial activities remained in place.
- They are two very different films then, the one classified as pure art, the other as pure entertainment.
- It was real progress in the entertainment business.
- Some seem to have simply added a pull-out keyboard tray to the armoire / entertainment center and renamed it a computer cabinet.
- Their goal is to grow as a general entertainment company.
- Another application area of e-commerce is that of home entertainment.
- However, the biggest challenge we face today is a willingness by some in the entertainment industry to produce whatever sells.
- The entertainment world has always been fond of him.
- Our Exmoor club is free to residents - and you can enjoy regular entertainment, discos and live bands.
- The other leagues offer a better entertainment package.
- The navy probably had to provide all sorts of entertainment for these women.
- Entertain someone with something: to provide something for amusement or refreshment to someone.
- She entertains herself with the puzzle.
- Collin Co build Advanced Learners Dictionary
- Gerrys Vocabulary Teacher
- McGraw Hills Idioms Dictionary
- Oxford Collocations Dictionary for students of English
- Oxford word Finder
- Longman contemporary dictionary
Collected by Nooshin Ashrafi
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