best-case

adjective
\ ˈbes(t)-ˈkās How to pronounce best-case (audio) \

Definition of best-case

: being, relating to, or based on a projection of future events that assumes only the best possible circumstances a best-case scenario

First Known Use of best-case

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Best-case.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/best-case. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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