The activities that give people pleasure, especially performances of plays and films or activities such as reading and watching television.
It is also a broad term used to describe children’s entertainment, which includes playing games and engaging with their environment. It prepares them for adult responsibilities and develops the skills necessary for future life activities, such as sports or music.
The word ‘entertaiment’ is often abbreviated to ‘entmt’ in the media. It is commonly found in industry news publications, on fliers, and on short hand notes.