a/the peace dividend

peace dividend

The money a country stands to save or even earn by not engaging in war or buying weaponry. Our government has been resolute in its decision not to engage in this dispute, instead investing the peace dividend back into social infrastructure like health care and public transportation.
See also: dividend, peace

a/the ˈpeace dividend

money that governments save by not buying weapons: The Health Service should benefit from the peace dividend.
See also: dividend, peace