possible scenario

possible scenario
future series of events that could possibly happen

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • scenario — An outline of a hypothetical situation or chain of events. For example, a future recession. American Banker Glossary * * * scenario sce‧na‧ri‧o [sˈnɑːriəʊ ǁ ˈnærioʊ , ˈne ] noun [countable] a way in which a situation could possibly develop: •… …   Financial and business terms

  • scenario — sce|na|ri|o [sıˈna:riəu US ˈnæriou, ˈne ] n plural scenarios [Date: 1800 1900; : Italian; Origin: Latin scaenarium, from scaena; SCENE] 1.) a situation that could possibly happen ▪ Imagine a scenario where only 20% of people have a job.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scenario — 01. My cousin has written a [scenario] for a movie, and it has just been sold to a major Hollywood producer. 02. During their training, police officers have to look at all kinds of [scenarios] and discuss what course of action to take in a given… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • scenario — [[t]sɪnɑ͟ːrioʊ, AM ne̱r [/t]] scenarios 1) N COUNT If you talk about a likely or possible scenario, you are talking about the way in which a situation may develop. ...the nightmare scenario of a divided and irrelevant Royal Family... In the worst …   English dictionary

  • scenario — noun 1) Walt wrote scenarios for a major Hollywood studio Syn: plot, outline, synopsis, story line, framework; screenplay, script, libretto; formal diegesis 2) every possible scenario must be explored Syn: sequence of events, course of event …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • scenario — noun 1) Walt wrote scenarios for various studios Syn: plot, outline, storyline, framework, screenplay, script 2) consider every possible scenario Syn: situation, chain of events, course of events …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Scenario planning — [or scenario thinking or scenario analysis] is a strategic planning method that some organizations use to make flexible long term plans. It is in large part an adaptation and generalization of classic methods used by military intelligence.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Scenario analysis — is a process of analyzing possible future events by considering alternative possible outcomes (scenarios). The analysis is designed to allow improved decision making by allowing more complete consideration of outcomes and their implications.For… …   Wikipedia

  • Scenario (disambiguation) — Scenario may refer to: * Scenario, a brief description of an event * Screenplay, in movies * Scenario (computing), a typical interaction between the user and the system or between two software components * Scenario analysis, a process of… …   Wikipedia

  • SCÉNARIO — Le terme de scénario (d’un mot italien signifiant «décors») est employé dans le cinéma, mais plus anciennement encore au théâtre et dans la littérature, pour désigner l’intrigue sur laquelle s’appuie un récit en mots, ou en images et en sons.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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