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entertaineren‧ter‧tain‧er /ˌentəˈteɪnə $ -tərˈteɪnər/ noun [countable]  APsomeone whose job is to tell jokes, sing etc in order to entertain people Sinatra remains one of the top entertainers of all time. street entertainers
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entertainerHe died at the age of 63 in October, 1973, after 58 years as an entertainer.There are, of course, advantages in having an entertainer whom the children know, in that their enjoyment is a recommendation.They look down at him from a raised stage normally used by politicians and entertainers.Some were established party activists, such as entertainer Barbra Streisand, who gave $ 50,000 to the Democratic Party.Gangsters, bootleggers, numbers-runners, and a great many entertainers owned teams.a nightclub entertainerRead in studio A new code of conduct for street entertainers has been drawn up by a local authority.The entertainers behind the charity, Les Restaurants du Coeur, expect to serve 25 million meals before spring. - Reuter.At the start of the Clinton administration, officials even gave private political briefings to entertainers like Barbra Streisand.
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