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noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for peace dividend

peace dividend

noun

additional money available to a government from cuts in defence expenditure because of the end of a period of hostilities
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