What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is the activity that keeps people amused, engaged, diverted, or gratified. It is the core of entertainment industries such as art, music, and gaming. It is an essential component of a well-rounded life, and it can be as simple as a playground or as complex as a Shakespearean play. It can also be as individual as a person’s preference for a comedy show or as social as playing a multiplayer video game.

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