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entertainment

en·ter·tain·ment

entertainment

 
pronunciation:
en tr teIn mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that provides pleasant diversion or amusement.
similar words:
amusement, fun, play, recreation, relaxation
definition 2: the art or profession of entertaining, esp. by performance.
similar words:
amusement
definition 3: the act of entertaining.
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  game, leisure
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The word entertainment contains the following part:
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.