scenario

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See also: scénario and scenário

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian scenario (a derivation of scena (scene)), from Latin scaena. See scene.

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scenario (plural scenarios)

  1. An outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work.
  2. A screenplay itself, or an outline or a treatment of it.
  3. An outline or model of an expected or supposed sequence of events.
    • 2012 August 23, Alasdair Lamont, “Hearts 0-1 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Hearts were keen to avoid a repeat of the scenario at this stage of last season's competition, when they found themselves two goals down inside the opening quarter of an hour.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian scenario, from Late Latin scaenarium. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /səˈnaː.ri.oː/, /seːˈnaː.ri.oː/
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  • Hyphenation: sce‧na‧ri‧o
  • Rhymes: -aːrioː

Noun[edit]

scenario n (plural scenario's, diminutive scenariootje n)

  1. scenario (screenplay, plot outline)
  2. scenario (model of events)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin scaenarium, from Latin scaena.

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scenario m (plural scenari)

  1. scenery, set
  2. backdrop

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Italian scenario

Noun[edit]

scenario n (definite singular scenarioet, indefinite plural scenario or scenarioer, definite plural scenarioa or scenarioene)

  1. a scenario

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The inflections scenariet, scenarier and scenariene are also used, which may be valid in Riksmål, as the Danish word scenarie, and also Danish scenario which has optional inflections similar to those in Bokmål, are inflected scenariet, scenarier, and scenarierne.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian scenario

Noun[edit]

scenario n (definite singular scenarioet, indefinite plural scenario, definite plural scenarioa)

  1. a scenario

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