What does have-not mean?

Definitions for have-not
ˈhævˌnɒt, -ˈnɒthave-not

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poor person, have-notnoun

    a person with few or no possessions


  1. have-notnoun

    singular variant of have nots.


  1. have-not

    A have-not refers to an individual or group lacking material possessions, wealth, or a specific desirable attribute that others possess. It is often used in contrast to those who are considered privileged or affluent, commonly termed as the 'haves.' Most generally, the term is used in discussions about social inequality.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of have-not in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of have-not in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of have-not in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Waldhauser:

    They certainly have not given them a lot of financial assistance. So the point being is that perhaps improvement in tradecraft, in training and the like.

  2. Jack Smith:

    I can tell you that we [the DOJ’s public integrity section] did not open any investigations as a result of those discussions and that we certainly, as you know, have not brought any cases as a result of that.

  3. Melissa Dalton:

    Because we have not yet been able to definitively assess what these recent objects are, we have acted out of an abundance of caution to protect our security and interests, the spy balloon from (China) was of course different in that we knew precisely what (it) was. These most recent objects do not pose a kinetic military threat, but their path in proximity to sensitive (defense) sites and the altitude that they were flying could be a hazard to civilian aviation and thus raised concerns.

  4. Tim Brown:

    Throughout our network, we are seeing onesies and twosies, mostly with employees, though, that have not been vaccinated. That’s really where we’re seeing them.

  5. Ferrari Chief Executive Amedeo Felisa:

    The last time I made a projection was when I arrived at Ferrari in 1990 and told my wife that I would stay for only three years, and I'm still here. I have not been making any forecasts since.


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    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
    A numinous
    B sesquipedalian
    C splay
    D inexpiable

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