The Oxford English Dictionary – Collocations on Entertaiment


Entertaiment is a multifaceted and ever-evolving concept, and this collection demonstrates that many of its themes, images, and structures are familiar to us. It encompasses the work of artists ranging from Shakespeare to a contemporary dance ensemble, as well as countless institutions that contribute to our overall societal entertainment. Yet, despite the strong association of this term with amusement, it is important to remember that entertainment may have serious purposes as in the case of ceremonial and religious festivals and satire. Click on a collocation for more examples.

Article written by: Susanna Cummings.

Source: The Oxford English Dictionary. Copyright 2013 by Oxford University Press.