What Is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment means the things that give pleasure or amusement to people. It includes movies, tv shows, playing games or sports, reading books or poetry, attending live theater or dance performances, and other activities that can be done for enjoyment. It also includes satire and other types of comedy. It can be fun, but it can also be disturbing or unpleasant. The content of entertainment may also include themes such as social backstabbing and murders.

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