Definition of counterproductive in English:
Having the opposite of the desired effect: child experts fear the Executive’s plans may prove counterproductive
More example sentences
- 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.
- That precedent will be both dangerous and counterproductive in the long run.
Definition of counterproductive in:
- US English dictionary
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