Entertaining is a cultural activity that may involve any kind of art form, from theater and music to food and sports. It often involves a sense of amusement, but many entertainers have more serious purposes. For example, a ceremony, religious festival, or satire may be considered entertainment by some and work by others. Other examples of entertainment include art galleries, theme parks, and movies.
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The word entertainment is derived from the Middle French entretenement. The prefix inter means “inside” and the suffix tenere, from the Latin root ten, means to hold.