Definition of have-nots in English:

have-nots

Syllabification: have-nots

noun

(usually the have-nots) • informal
  • Economically disadvantaged people: lack of access to information will perpetuate the division between the haves and have-nots
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    • The more extreme the income inequality, the greater the psychic distance between the have-nots and the haves.
    • But what came out of those years was an ever-wider gap between the incomes and experiences of the haves and the have-nots.
    • John Edwards talked about two Americas divided by class, the haves and the have-nots.

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