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Related to have-not: dictio
One enjoying little or no material wealth: "The gap between the haves and the have-nots still shows up clearly at the polls" (Brad Edmondson).
(usually plural) a person or group of people in possession of relatively little material wealth
one that is without wealth, social position, or other material advantages.
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|Noun||1.||have-not - a person with few or no possessions|
down-and-out - a person who is destitute; "he tried to help the down-and-out"
pauper - a person who is very poor