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Begin destroying main tent for fun (13)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

entertainment

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Here is my best explanation:

'fun' is the definition.
(thesaurus)

'begin destroying main tent' is the wordplay.
'begin' becomes 'enter'.
'destroying' is an anagram indicator.
'main'+'tent'='maintent'
'maintent' is an anagram of 'tainment'.
'enter'+'tainment'='ENTERTAINMENT'

'for' is the link.

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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for entertainment that I've seen before include "The provision of hospitality", "sport", "Show", "source", "recreation", "Pleasure-giving", "Source of amusement", "Activity", "Amusement; hospitality" and "Diversion for one's leisure time".)

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