Something that provides pleasure, diversion, or amusement. A concert or play is entertainment. Solving the crossword puzzle is a form of entertainment for many people. Entertaiment can also refer to a type of industry or a collection of entertainments. The word is often abbreviated to entmt on fliers and in other types of industry news publications where space is limited. It is also common to see it abbreviated in short hand note taking or in headlines when a sense of urgency is called for.
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