carved/etched/set/written in stone

noun phrase

Definition of carved/etched/set/written in stone

: permanent or not able to be changed These new rules are not carved in stone; if they don't work, we'll change them.

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“Carved/etched/set/written in stone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carved%2Fetched%2Fset%2Fwritten%20in%20stone. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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