A recurrent theme in popular culture, entertainment has become associated with fun and laughter. However, it can also be serious or satirical. In addition, it can be a social event for a particular group or individual, such as a dinner party, a wedding or a theatrical performance. It can be an agreeable occupation for the mind, such as a crossword puzzle, or it can be something to divert or amuse: a ball; a movie.
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