What Does “Entertainment” Mean?


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Entertainment can help relieve stress and pain by stimulating the brain to release endorphins. It can be experienced by an individual in the form of a personal selection from the now enormous variety of pre-recorded entertainment products; a couple with dinner adapted for two; or groups and crowds at events such as ceremonies, celebrations, religious festivals, and satire.