Translation of entertainment in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌentərˈteɪnmənt; ˌentəˈteɪnmənt/


  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (amusement) entretenimiento (masculine) I only play for my own entertainment solo toco para entretenerme (before noun/delante del nombre) entertainment guide guía (feminine) del ocio or del entretenimiento, guía (feminine) de entretención (Chile) it doesn't have much entertainment value no es muy entretenido or ameno
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    • The weekend will be a real family outing with lots of entertainment and amusements for children.
    • This show is guaranteed to provide a night of pure enjoyment and entertainment.
    • This gives the show a sense of amusement and entertainment that can only befit a game.
    1.2 countable/numerable (show) espectáculo (masculine); (at funfair) atracción (feminine)
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (hospitality) she devoted herself to the entertainment of her guests se dedicó a atender a sus invitados (before noun/delante del nombre) [allowance/expenses] de representación
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    • Stocking groups from across York will perform renaissance-style entertainments during the free event.
    • It was the primary musical element at Balinese Hindu rituals, social events and traditional entertainments.
    • We should have the full list of events and entertainments in next week's column and we will let you know if there are any last minute changes.

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.