scenario

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See also: scénario

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Italian word (a derivation of scena (scene)), from Latin scaena. See scene.

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Noun[edit]

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”, BBC Sport:
      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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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

scenario m (plural scenari)

  1. scenery, set
  2. backdrop

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