Translation of counterproductive in Spanish:

counterproductive

contraproducente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌkaʊn(t)ərprəˈdəktɪv//ˌkaʊntəprəˈdʌktɪv/

adjective

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    contraproducente
    • My friend did not disagree with me as to the likely counterproductive effects of such a demonstration.
    • This siege has proven that it is not only counterproductive, it is dangerous.
    • Why not just say that racism is stupid, counterproductive and morally wrong?
    • I can't see how implementation of their policy can be other than counterproductive for Australia.
    • Its tone belongs to the counterproductive adversarial approach of lawyers concerned with litigation.
    • Don't try to impose yourself, because that is counterproductive.
    • As a political matter, it seems highly counterproductive for them to ask for more.
    • Second, these attacks will prove woefully counterproductive for the terrorists.
    • Keeping a player against his will is simply counterproductive.
    • Others again believe that social spending has become ineffective or even counterproductive.
    • Trying to give credence to the notion that it was somehow a success seems as counterproductive as it is wrong.
    • Child experts fear the Executive's plans may prove counterproductive.
    • But going beyond what is reasonable and fair in hope of compromise is simply counterproductive.
    • That precedent will be both dangerous and counterproductive in the long run.
    • Any warning system that breeds confusion is going to be counterproductive.
    • Probation officers said naming and shaming offenders was counterproductive and would lead to more re-offending.
    • Although it might make good headlines, scientific scaremongering is seriously counterproductive.
    • There are compelling reasons why such a course of action would also be foolhardy and counterproductive in addition to hugely unlikely.
    • Imposing new taxes on them is counterproductive, if one of your goals is job creation.
    • The protests are counterproductive, because the right wing loves it when the left gets angry.