[ set-ey-chen-tesk ]
/ ˌsɛt eɪ tʃɛnˈtɛsk /
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of, relating to, or characteristic of the art and literature of 18th-century Italy.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of settecentesque
<Italian settecentesco, equivalent to settecent(o) seven hundred, the period 1700–99 + -esco-esque
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