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en·ter·tain·ment

entertainment

 
 
pronunciation:
en tr teIn mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that amuses or interests.
The entertainment at today's school assembly will be a musical.
similar words:
amusement, fun, play, recreation, relaxation
definition 2: the act of entertaining.
The entertainment of my little sister is my responsibility when my mom needs a nap.
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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.