money cut by a government from its defense budget as a result of the cessation of hostilities with other countries.
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Origin of peace dividend
First recorded in 1985–90
Words nearby peace dividend
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Example sentences from the Web for peace dividend
After the Cold War, the peace-dividend consensus required a downsized Army.
British Dictionary definitions for peace dividend
additional money available to a government from cuts in defence expenditure because of the end of a period of hostilities
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