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English definition of “peace dividend”

peace dividend

noun [C usually singular]    
the money saved by a country when it no longer needs to make or buy weapons because the threat of war has grown lessEconomics and the state of the economyProviding weapons or taking weapons away
(Definition of peace dividend noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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