The Meaning and Use of the Word Entertaiment


Entertainment is a dynamic sector that has played a central role in shaping values, defining civilizations, and shaping the world we live in. Its familiar forms are recognizable across media, and have demonstrated the capacity to transcend cultural boundaries in the way they communicate a sense of the familiar and the universal. These examples are selected automatically from various online sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘entertainment.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.