English - Vietnamese Dictionary
scenario /si'nɑ:riou/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ, số nhiều scenarios/si'nɑ:riouz/
- truyện phim, cốt kịch, kịch bản
+an outline or synopsis of a play (or, by extension, of a literary work)
+a setting for a work of art or literature
+a postulated sequence of possible events
Advanced English Dictionary
1 (master or ground or floor) plan, (grand) scheme, plot, schema, design, outline, layout, framework, structure; sequence of events, routine:
According to this scenario, the bank will provide the financing and we shall organize the take-over.
2 (plot) summary, précis, résumé, synopsis; (working or shooting) script, screenplay:
The scenario for the film was a joint venture between the director and the author of the book on which it was based.
+ noun (plural scenarios)Collocation Dictionary
1 a description of how things might happen in the future: Let me suggest a possible scenario. + The worst-case scenario (= the worst possible thing that could happen) would be for the factory to be closed down. + a nightmare scenario
2 a written outline of what happens in a film/movie or play
future, likely, possible
The more likely scenario is that the president will resign and an election will be held.
| unlikely | optimistic | doomsday, nightmare, pessimistic, worst, worst-case | dramatic | alternative
VERB + SCENARIO
consider, construct, imagine | describe, paint
the scenario painted by some sections of the Western press
| enact, play out
He enjoyed playing out the various scenarios in his own mind.
SCENARIO + VERB
in a/the ~
In a worst-case scenario, the disease will reach epidemic proportions.
| under a/the ~
Under any of these scenarios, the company will run into debt.
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