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sce·nar·i·o

 (sĭ-nâr′ē-ō′, -när′-, -năr′-)
n. pl. sce·nar·i·os
1. An expected or supposed situation or sequence of events: "It was almost impossible to conceive a scenario in which he would fail to qualify for at least three Olympic events" (Jeremy Schaap).
2. An outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work.
3.
a. An outline or treatment for a screenplay.
b. A screenplay.

[Italian, scenery, plot outline, from scena, scene, from Latin scaena; see scene.]
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scenario

(sɪˈnɑːrɪˌəʊ)
n, pl -narios
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a summary of the plot of a play, etc, including information about its characters, scenes, etc
2. a predicted sequence of events: let's try another scenario, involving the demise of democracy.
[C19: via Italian from Latin scēnārium, from scēna; see scene]
scenarist n
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sce•nar•i•o

(sɪˈnɛər iˌoʊ, -ˈnɑr-)

n., pl. -nar•i•os.
1. an outline of the plot of a dramatic work, giving particulars of the scenes, characters, etc.
2.
a. the outline or sometimes the complete script of a motion picture or television program, often with directions for shooting.
3. an imagined sequence of events, esp. any of several detailed plans or possibilities.
[1875–80; < Italian < Latin scēnārium]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scenario - an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
playscript, script, book - a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
2.scenario - a setting for a work of art or literature; "the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror"
setting, scene - the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
3.scenario - a postulated sequence of possible events; "planners developed several scenarios in case of an attack"
assumption, premise, premiss - a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
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scenario

noun
1. situation, sequence of events, chain of events, course of events, series of developments That apocalyptic scenario cannot be ruled out.
2. story line, résumé, outline, sketch, summary, rundown, synopsis I will write an outline of the scenario.
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Translations
SzenarioSzenarium
käsikirjoitusskenaario

scenario

[sɪˈnɑːrɪəʊ] N
1. (Theat) → argumento m (Cine) → guión m
2. (fig) → escenario m
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scenario

[sɪˈnɑːriəʊ] nscénario m
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scenario

nSzenar(ium) nt; (fig)Szenario nt
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scenario

[sɪˈnɑːrɪəʊ] nscenario
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