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  1. of the worst possibility; being the worst result that could be expected: a worst-case scenario.

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  1. worst-case(Adjective)

    In the least favorable of all possible circumstances.

    In a worst-case scenario, the ILO says 51 million jobs could be lost in 2009.


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