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[best-keys] /ˈbɛstˌkeɪs/
being the best result that could be expected under the circumstances:
The best-case scenario shows her winning the nomination easily.
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Origin of best-case
1975-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And two degrees is our best-case scenario right now.
  • That's really the best-case scenario for luggage thievery.
  • In the best-case scenario, the conversation at hand would not happen in a vacuum, out of the blue.
  • Now he's going to miss eight games in a best-case scenario.
  • Omi's number is higher than earlier estimates, but even in the best-case scenarios millions might die.
  • In the best-case scenario, they're using local ingredients as well.

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