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"scenario" in British English

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scenarionoun [C]

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

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

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  • scenario noun [C] (PLAN)

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

"scenario" in American English

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scenarionoun [C]

 us   /səˈneər·iˌoʊ, -ˈnɑr-/ (plural scenarios)
a ​description of ​possibleevents, or a ​description of the ​story of a ​movie, ​play, or other ​performance
The ​worst-case scenario is the ​worstsituation that can be ​imagined: In the ​worst-case scenario, the ​wholecoast would be under ​water.
(Definition of scenario from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"scenario" in Business English

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scenarionoun [C]

uk   us   /sɪˈnɑːriəʊ/
one of several possible ​situations that could exist in the future: The ​company had ​planned for every possible scenario. The most likely scenario is that an ​investmentfirmbuys the ​building. The worst ​case scenario is that nothing ​improves.
(Definition of scenario from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“scenario” in British English

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a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like

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