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scenario

noun [C]    /səˈneər·iˌoʊ, -ˈnɑr-/ (plural scenarios)
a description of possible events , or a description of the story of a movie , play , or other performance The worst-case scenario is the worst situation that can be imagined : In the worst-case scenario, the whole coast would be under water .
(Definition of scenario noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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