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Definition of scenario noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. scenarios)
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  1. 1a description of how things might happen in the future Let me suggest a possible scenario. The worst-case scenario (= the worst possible thing that could happen) would be for the factory to be closed down. a nightmare scenario
  2. 2a written outline of what happens in a movie or play synonym synopsis
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: scenario