|Origin:||Latin scaenarium, from scaena; SCENE|
sce‧na‧ri‧o plural scenarios [countable]
a situation that could possibly happen:
Imagine a scenario where only 20% of people have a job.
Under a likely scenario, world population will double by 2050.
a possible scenario
worst-case/nightmare scenario (=the worst possible situation)
The worst-case scenario was that he would have to have an operation.
a written description of the characters, place, and things that will happen in a film, play etc