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scenario

noun [C] uk   /sɪˈnɑː.ri.əʊ/ us    /səˈner.i.oʊ/ (plural scenarios)

scenario noun [C] (POSSIBLE EVENT)

C2 a description of possible actions or events in the future: There are several possible scenarios. a horrific/nightmare scenario such as a Third World War

scenario noun [C] (PLAN)

a written plan of the characters and events in a play or film
(Definition of scenario from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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