infotainment

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in·fo·tain·ment

 (ĭn′fə-tān′mənt)
n.
Media programming featuring celebrities and presented using journalistic techniques such as interviews, commentaries, and reviews.


in′fo·tain′ v.

infotainment

(ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt)
n
(Telecommunications) (in television) the practice of presenting serious or instructive subjects in a style designed primarily to be entertaining
[C20: from info + (enter)tainment]

in•fo•tain•ment

(ˌɪn foʊˈteɪn mənt)

n.
broadcasting or publishing that strives to treat factual matter in an entertaining way, often by dramatically reenacting or fictionalizing real events.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infotainment - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or eventinfotainment - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
Translations
szórakoztató és ismeretterjesztõ mûsor

infotainment

[ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt] N (Brit) (TV) infotainment programmemagazine m informativo

infotainment

[ˌɪnfəʊˈteɪnmənt] ninfodivertissement m

infotainment

n (Brit TV) → Infotainment nt
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