Entertainment is an aspect of culture, involving the creation of work for an audience that may be perceived as amusing or enjoyable. Entertainments can take a variety of forms, from private amusements for two people to banquets for a thousand. Many entertainments have a serious intent, such as a ceremony, religious festival, or satire.
The word entertains is derived from the Latin intertenere, or “to hold inside.” The prefix inter means in or into, and the suffix ten is a root from Indo-European meaning to hold, or stretch. SU2C is one example of an entertainment that holds the potential to stretch research breakthroughs into major advances against cancer.