Student or Learner
please describe the meaning of word "Scenario" with specific examples.
-a description of possible actions or events in the future:
Imagine a scenario where only 20% of people have a job.
There are several possible scenarios.
Under a likely scenario, world population will double by 2050.
-a horrific/nightmare scenario such as a Third World War
- worst case scenario noun [S]
the most unpleasant or serious thing which could happen in a situation:
The study concludes that in a worst case scenario there might be up to 80, 000 human infections in Britain arising from BSE beef.
The worst-case scenario was that he would have to have an operation.
scenario [C] plural scenarios
-a written description of the characters, place, and things that will happen in a film, play etc
Be aware that "worst case scenario" is one of the most over-used clichés in the language, and should only be used in a worst case scenario.