Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of have nots.

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Examples

  • The 99 percent refers to the have-nots: that is, everyone else.

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  • Verizon - and the have-nots, which is essentially everybody else, is only getting wider, said Kevin Smithen, an analyst for Macquarie Securities.

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  • In short, over the last three to four decades Americans have been increasingly polarized into haves and have-nots—living increasingly segregated and unequal lives.

    American Grace

  • In short, over the last several decades, the religious institutional ties of have-nots in America, especially men, seem to be weakening.

    American Grace

  • In many respects the least widely recognized of the three massive social transformations whose links with religion we are examining in this chapter and the next is the steadily widening gap between haves and have-nots in America.

    American Grace

  • In the second half of the nineteenth century the Industrial Revolution brought in its train an unprecedented cleavage in American society between haves and have-nots, both urban and rural.

    American Grace

  • Or will the struggle deteriorate into an undeclared conflict between the haves and have-nots?

    The Nation of More « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Our country needs resources, we need jobs, we need transparency, we need to find inside of each of us values that educate every American's child properly, pay our teachers, create jobs, restructure corporate executive pay, pay employees fairly, and more importantly not isolate the have-nots from the haves.

    Leslie Hendry: Generation WTF

  • For the have-nots, beaches and resorts are places to find employment and are seldom a place of relaxation.

    Takiyah Butler: Miami: The B- Side

  • The walls of Athens did not separate citizen-haves from non-citizen have-nots.

    Handing Out Knives to Madmen

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