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entertainment

Pronunciation: /ˌentərˈteɪnmənt; ˌentəˈteɪnmənt/

Translation of entertainment in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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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