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worst-case scenario

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worst-case scenario

noun phrase

A speculation or prediction as to what would happen if everything turned out as badly as possible: our worst-case scenario in Western Europe (1960s+ Armed forces)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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