not be written on tablets of stone

not be written on tablets of stone
not be set in/laid down on/written on/tablets of stone phrase
to be able to be changed

The Treaty is not written on tablets of stone.

Thesaurus: able to be changed and lasting only a short timesynonym
Main entry: tablet

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  • not be set in tablets of stone — not be set in/laid down on/written on/tablets of stone phrase to be able to be changed The Treaty is not written on tablets of stone. Thesaurus: able to be changed and lasting only a short timesynonym Main entry: tablet …   Useful english dictionary

  • not be laid down on tablets of stone — not be set in/laid down on/written on/tablets of stone phrase to be able to be changed The Treaty is not written on tablets of stone. Thesaurus: able to be changed and lasting only a short timesynonym Main entry: tablet …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tablet */*/ — UK [ˈtæblət] / US noun [countable] Word forms tablet : singular tablet plural tablets 1) a) a small hard round piece of medicine that you swallow indigestion/headache/antidepressant tablets take a tablet: Take two tablets a day, with food. in… …   English dictionary

  • tablet — tab|let [ tæblət ] noun count ** 1. ) a small hard round piece of medicine that you swallow: PILL: indigestion/headache/antidepressant tablets take a tablet: Take two tablets a day, with food. in tablet form: The treatment is now available in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tablet — [[t]tæ̱blət[/t]] tablets 1) N COUNT: oft n N A tablet is a small solid round mass of medicine which you swallow. It s time for your tablets, dear... It is never a good idea to take sleeping tablets regularly for this kind of wakefulness. Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • tablet — tab|let [ˈtæblıt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: tablete, from table] 1.) a small round hard piece of medicine which you swallow = ↑pill ▪ She took a couple of headache tablets . vitamin/sleeping/indigestion etc tablet 2.) a small hard …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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