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Spanish translation of “entertain”

entertain

verb /entəˈtein/
to hold in the mind He entertained the hope that he would one day be Prime Minister. to amuse His stories entertained us for hours. to receive, and give food etc to (guests) They entertained us to dinner. entertainer noun one who gives amusing performances professionally. a circus entertainer. entertaining adjective amusing entertaining stories. entertainment noun something that entertains, eg a theatrical show etc. the act of entertaining. amusement; interest There is no lack of entertainment in the city at night.
(Definition of entertain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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