Collocations of Entertaiment



From the Fall 2011 issue of T E News (Transformational Entertainment News):
The word entertain, derived from the Latin intertenere—with the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix tenere being a contraction of the Indo-European root ten, which means “stretch”—has had a long history in our language. Its semantic range reflects its broad-based nature, as it encompasses many forms of pleasure and amusement. From the artistic perspective, it evokes emotional response, influenced by narrative tradition and moralism. It also has the ability to cross genre and medium. Click on a collocation to see more examples of the term.