worst-case scenario


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worst-case scenario

Cliché the worse possible future outcome. Now, let's look at the worst-case scenario. In the worst-case scenario, we're all dead.
See also: scenario

worst-case scenario

n. the worst possible future outcome. Now, let’s look at the worst-case scenario.
See also: scenario
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In the worst-case scenario, which is zero relations with Russia, we are talking about a loss of $9 billion," Mehmet Simsek, the deputy prime minister in charge of the economy, told private NTV television.
Now, we're not suggesting you dash out to Barnes & Noble to snag a copy of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival [Handbook.
The real worst-case scenario is to go out of business," Karraker said, adding that shutting down isn't really a concern for Bluelight.
Zarzar noted that accounting systems (ERP implementations) in a worst-case scenario would be amortized over years.
You wonder, on opening CTR senior editor Josh Piven's new bestseller, The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook, was it based on his experience here at West World?
A limited partner is not considered to be at risk for partnership debt obligations associated with a computer leasing transaction; however, a taxpayer is personally liable if he would legally be responsible for his debt under a worst-case scenario (American Principals Leasing Corp.
The real threat is that they'll take this information and target facilities and sit in Iran or wherever they want to be and cause a worst-case scenario through an information-technology system.
Developing the worst-case scenario - the worst that can happen in your community, to your facility, etc.
CEOs prefer to know the worst-case scenario and have the most conservative cost figures when evaluating a project.
You can always come up with plausible-sounding numbers in a feasibility study, but in the worst-case scenario who will pay in the end are the taxpayers.
com/research/62e082/the_worstcase_sce) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "The Worst-Case Scenario Business Survival Guide: How to Survive the Recession, Handle Layoffs, Raise Emergency Cash, Thwart an Employee Coup,and Avoid Other Potential Disasters" to their offering.
The Lowy Institute for International Policy, an independent international think tank based in Australia, calculated that a worst-case scenario could kill as many as 142 million people worldwide and cause $4.
Sure, if you want to you can model a worst-case scenario.
The Phillips/Ericsson situation is by no means the worst-case scenario that can be painted.
Foundry officials should keep in mind that the case presented in the article was a worst-case scenario and is not representative of what happens with beneficial reuse projects that are handled properly.