counter-productive

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counter-productive

[ˌkaʊntəprəˈdʌktɪv] ADJcontraproducente
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Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria told ANI on Sunday that "such intimidatory tactics" are "counter-productive" for bilateral relations.
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His logic being that it's counter-productive to tax the rich too much because they find ways of avoiding it.
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3 dismissed as "counter-productive" an announcement by Washington that it could take extra measures to defend US-backed fighters in Syria.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, two days back from visiting Ebola areas of Africa, said today the disease remains an emergency but affected nations should "avoid travel restrictions, border closures and other counter-productive obstacles."
PRIME MINISTER David Cameron is warning China it was "mistaken" and "counter-productive" to bar a British parliamentary fact-finding mission from Hong Kong.