|—n , pl -narios|
|1.||a summary of the plot of a play, etc, including information about its characters, scenes, etc|
|2.||a predicted sequence of events: let's try another scenario, involving the demise of democracy|
|[C19: via Italian from Latin scēnārium, from scēna; see |
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
in film making, original idea for a film translated into a visually oriented text. The scenario plan gives the mood of each image and its relationship with the other shots in the sequence. The writer of the shooting script sets up each individual camera shot according to the camera directions that are given in the scenario.
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