Spanish translation of 'counter-productive'
Example Sentences Including 'counter-productive'
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What surprised many is how assiduously he stuck to the idea once it had become politically counter-productive.THE GUARDSMEN (2004)
The risk with higher transaction costs is that you actually lower the tax take and reduce social mobility to the point it becomes counter-productive.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Japanese terror tactics thus proved counter-productive.The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
Thirdly, the scheme may prove counter-productive.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But in the long term, it is a silly and counter-productive policy.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But the measure may prove counter-productive.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But they warned that increasing sanctions would prove counter-productive, especially for those with mental health conditions.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
First, it is far from clear how the measure would protect the national interest and indeed it may be counter-productive.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It may also prove counter-productive in practical terms.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is a wholly counter-productive policy.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
When extremism enters any religion, it becomes completely counter-productive.The Sun (2007)
But hatred is more often counter-productive than not.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is an entirely counter-productive process.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The second is that drone strikes fail to reduce armed militancy and may be counter-productive by causing radicalisation.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Indeed, at times it may be counter-productive.The Sociology of Modernization and Development (1988)
'counter-productive' in Other Languages
British English: counter-productive ADJECTIVE
Something that is counter-productive achieves the opposite result from the one that you want to achieve.
In practice, such an attitude is counter-productive.
Translation of counter-productive from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary