Entertaiment – Uses and Origins of the Word Entertaiment

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Entertaiment, from the Latin intertenere, means “to hold inside” or “to keep inside.” In other words, entertainment is something that holds attention and delight. It can also be a source of insight and intellectual growth. It’s possible to find a great deal of common ground across many of the familiar forms of entertainment. These example sentences are selected programmatically from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word ‘Entertainment.’ Views expressed in these examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.

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