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Definition of edutainment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

edutainment

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌedjuˈteɪnmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌedjuˈteɪnmənt//
 
[uncountable] Computer software
 
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products such as books, television programmes and especially computer software that both educate and entertain More Like ThisBlended or portmanteau wordsalcopop, breathalyser, bromance, brunch, chillax, chugger, docusoap, edutainment, greenwash, guesstimate, infomercial, mechatronics, metrosexual, mockney, motel, multiplex, pleather, podcast, robocall, simulcast, sitcom, smog, staycation, telethon, televangelist, workaholic See worksheet. See related entries: Computer software Word Origin 1980s: blend of education and entertainment.
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