entertainment

  • 1 entertainment — en‧ter‧tain‧ment [ˌentəˈteɪnmənt ǁ tər ] noun [uncountable] 1. HUMAN RESOURCES when a company or businessperson spends money on taking customers to restaurants, bars, theatres etc, as a way of making business deals easier to complete: • The group …

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  • 2 Entertainment! — Studioalbum von Gang of Four Veröffentlichung September 1979 Label EMI Format …

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  • 3 Entertainment! — Studio album by Gang of Four Released September 1979 …

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  • 4 Entertainment — En ter*tain ment, n. [Cf. OF. entretenement.] 1. The act of receiving as host, or of amusing, admitting, or cherishing; hospitable reception; also, reception or treatment, in general. [1913 Webster] The entertainment of Christ by faith. Baxter.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Entertainment! — est le premier album du groupe post punk britannique Gang of Four. Il est paru sur EMI en Angleterre en 1979 et sur Warner Bros. aux États Unis l année suivante. Avec Entertainment!, Gang of Four introduisait pour la première fois son mélange de… …

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  • 6 Entertainment — ist eine andere Bezeichnung für Unterhaltung, Zeitvertreib ein Album der Band Gang of Four, siehe Entertainment! Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begrif …

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  • 7 entertainment — index enjoyment (pleasure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 entertainment — /entə teinmənt/, it. /enter tɛinment/ s. ingl. (propr. intrattenimento ), usato in ital. al masch. (massm., teatr.) [genere di spettacolo leggero, di evasione] ▶◀ show business …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 9 entertainment — 1530s, “provision for support of a retainer; manner of social behavior,” now obsolete, along with other 16c. senses; from ENTERTAIN (Cf. entertain) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning “the amusement of someone” is from 1610s; “that which… …

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  • 10 entertainment — /enterteinəment, ingl. ˌɛntəteɪnmənt/ [vc. ingl., propr. «intrattenimento», da to entertain «intrattenere, divertire»] s. m. inv. spettacolo leggero □ intrattenimento, divertimento …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 11 entertainment — diversion, amusement, recreation (see under AMUSE) Analogous words: *dinner, banquet, feast: play, sport, disport (see under PLAY vb) …

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  • 12 entertainment — [n] amusement, pleasure ball*, bash*, big time*, blast*, blow out*, celebration, cheer, clambake*, delight, dissipation, distraction, diversion, divertissement, enjoyment, feast, frolic, fun, fun and games*, gaiety, game, good time*, grins*, high …

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  • 13 entertainment — ► NOUN 1) the action of entertaining or being entertained. 2) an event, performance, or activity designed to entertain others …

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  • 14 entertainment — [ent΄ər tān′ mənt] n. [ME & OFr entretenement] 1. an entertaining or being entertained 2. something that entertains; interesting, diverting, or amusing thing; esp., a show or performance …

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  • 15 Entertainment — See also: Entertainment (disambiguation) and The Entertainer (disambiguation) An American Rock Band playing in front of fans at Nikon Theater at Jones Beach in Wantagh, New York Entertainment consists of any activity which provides a… …

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  • 16 entertainment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ lavish ▪ pure ▪ It s pure entertainment and there s nothing wrong with that. ▪ good ▪ escapist, mindless …

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  • 17 entertainment — n. 1) to provide entertainment 2) live entertainment 3) entertainment to + inf. (it was pure entertainment to watch them dance) 4) to smb. s entertainment (to everyone s entertainment, he showed up in a clown s costume) 5) entertainment for * * * …

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  • 18 entertainment — en|ter|tain|ment S3 [ˌentəˈteınmənt US tər ] n 1.) [U and C] things such as films, television, performances etc that are intended to amuse or interest people ▪ The town provides a wide choice of entertainment. ▪ There will be live entertainment ( …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 entertainment */*/ — UK [ˌentə(r)ˈteɪnmənt] / US [ˌentərˈteɪnmənt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms entertainment : singular entertainment plural entertainments performances that people enjoy A jazz band provided the entertainment, while people ate and drank… …

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  • 20 entertainment — en|ter|tain|ment [ ,entər teınmənt ] noun count or uncount ** performances that people enjoy: A jazz band provided the entertainment, while people ate and drank under the stars. There will be entertainment and a buffet luncheon for a cost of $30 …

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