Translation of "counterproductive" - English-Spanish dictionary

counterproductive

adjective uk /ˌkaʊn.tə.prəˈdʌk.tɪv/ us /-t̬ɚ-/

having an effect that is opposite to the one intended or wanted

contraproducente
Improved safety measures in cars can be counterproductive as they encourage people to drive faster.

(Translation of “counterproductive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)