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Noun: scenario  su'ner-ee,ow [N. Amer], su'naa-ree,ow [Brit]
  1. An outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
  2. A setting for a work of art or literature
    "the scenario is France during the Reign of Terror"
  3. A postulated sequence of possible events
    "planners developed several scenarios in case of an attack"

Derived forms: scenarios

Type of: assumption, backdrop, book, playscript, premise, premiss, scene, script, setting

Encyclopedia: Scenario