edutainment

[ ej-oo-teyn-muh nt ]
/ ˌɛdʒ ʊˈteɪn mənt /

noun

television programs, movies, books, etc., that are both educational and entertaining, especially those intended primarily for children in the elementary grades.

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Also called infotainment.

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British Dictionary definitions for edutainment

edutainment
/ (ˌɛdjʊˈteɪnmənt) /

noun

the presentation of informative or educational material in an entertaining style

Word Origin for edutainment

C20: from edu (cation) + (enter) tainment
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