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"entertaining" in British English

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entertainingadjective

uk   /en.təˈteɪ.nɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
B2 funny and ​enjoyable: an entertaining ​story/​movie His ​books aren't ​particularlywell-written, but they're always entertaining.

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entertainingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/

entertainingnoun [U]

uk   /en.təˈteɪ.nɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
the ​activity of ​invitingpeople to ​yourhome and giving them ​food and ​drink: We do a lot of entertaining.
(Definition of entertaining from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"entertaining" in American English

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entertainingadjective

 us   /ˌen·tərˈteɪ·nɪŋ/
amusing and ​enjoyable: an entertaining ​movie
(Definition of entertaining from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “entertaining”
in Arabic مُسَلٍّ, مُمْتِع…
in Korean 재미있는…
in Portuguese interessante, divertido…
in Catalan entretingut…
in Japanese おもしろい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使人愉快的, 有趣的…
in Turkish eğlendiren, eğlenceli, hoş…
in Russian занимательный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使人愉快的, 有趣的…
in Italian piacevole, divertente…
in Polish rozrywkowy, zabawny…
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