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have-not

[ hav-not, -not ]
/ ˈhævˌnɒt, -ˈnɒt /
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noun

Usually have-nots. an individual or group that is without wealth, social position, or other material benefits (contrasted with have).

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Origin of have-not

First recorded in 1830–40
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have-not

noun

(usually plural) a person or group of people in possession of relatively little material wealth
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