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peace dividend

noun
1.
money cut by a government from its defense budget as a result of the cessation of hostilities with other countries.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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peace dividend

noun
1.
additional money available to a government from cuts in defence expenditure because of the end of a period of hostilities
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