Entertaiment is a complex and dynamic concept, reflecting the diverse ways in which people express themselves. It may encompass activities as varied as hunting or war, a formal banquet for two, a theatrical performance intended for thousands of people, or the global broadcast of a sporting competition. It also includes a range of entertainments with a more serious purpose, such as religious festivals, ceremonies, or satire. In addition, entertainments often cross over into other media and can become both sources of entertainment and forms of it.
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