Entertaiment is all about bringing people together to enjoy, share and engage with one another. This is what makes it such an important part of our societal needs. There is a lot that goes into making sure our entertainment is of the highest quality, from the content to the delivery system.
From Middle English, from Old French entretenement; see entertain.
Originally, the term was used to refer to the support and maintenance of an individual or group. Its root is inter-tenere, based on the Indo-European word ten, which means “to stretch.”
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