Definition of edutainment in English:


Line breaks: edu|tain|ment
Pronunciation: /ˌɛdjʊˈteɪnm(ə)nt


[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
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    • 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.


1980s: blend of education and entertainment.

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