A performance given for the amusement of others.

Entertaiment is a complex concept that can be defined in various ways. Its multidisciplinary nature makes it a subject for a dialogue with other areas, especially management, and it also appears in different forms in each of these areas. What entertains one person may bore another, and the aesthetic effect of a particular piece of entertainment can be considered as a mere surface or a means for achieving insight or intellectual growth. The term derives from the Latin intertenere (“hold inside”) and the Latin suffix -mente (“thing that is held”).

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