Entertaiment is any activity that provides amusement, diversion, or recreation. It may include leisure activities, recreational sports and games, and social gatherings. Entertainment can be active, such as creating a game or participating in recreational activities; passive, such as watching a film or attending a concert; or a mixture of both. Entertainment is a common human activity and has proven to be remarkably resilient to changes in culture and media, with many familiar forms appearing repeatedly throughout history across different mediums. See also related words in the collocations box below.
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