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amusement

noun uk   us   /əˈmjuːz.mənt/
B2 [U] the feeling of being entertained or made to laugh: She looked at him with amusement. I looked on in amusement as they started to argue. Carl came last in the race, (much) to my amusement. I play the piano just for my own amusement (= to entertain myself, not other people).B2 [C] an activity that you can take part in for entertainment: There was a range of fairground amusements, including rides, stalls, and competitions.
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