Article on Entertaiment
The word entertainment is often abbreviated as entmt. You might see this on a flier or in industry news publications where space is limited. It is also used in short hand note taking.
According to Oliver and Barstsch (2010), entertainment can be defined as an activity that is understood objectively, entails communication between text and audience from external stimulus, offers pleasure, requires an audience, and occurs in a passive form. It can be found in many forms including art, ceremony, festival, celebration, and even satire. Entertainment can be enjoyed on a small scale between two people or for audiences of thousands.