Definition of edutainment in English:

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edutainment

Pronunciation: /ˌɛdjʊˈteɪnm(ə)nt/

noun

[mass noun]
Computer games, television programmes, or other material, intended to be both educational and enjoyable: this edutainment video has a unique blend of comedy and chess instruction
More example sentences
  • The company also failed because it jumped on the wrong technological boat, multimedia edutainment for CD-Roms.
  • There is nothing new in Father Christmas, but edutainment - or infotainment - is an American concept steadily establishing itself in this country.
  • Death in Rome offers more edutainment from the BBC.

Origin

1980s: blend of education and entertainment.

For editors and proofreaders

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