Definition of scenario
- his scenario for a settlement envisages … reunification
- —Selig Harrison
A possible scenario would be that we move to the city.
The most likely scenario is that he goes back to school in the fall.
The best-case scenario would be for us to finish the work by tomorrow.
In the worst-case scenario, we would have to start the project all over again.
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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