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A city of west-central Germany near the confluence of the Ruhr and Rhine Rivers north of Cologne. Founded in the ninth century, it is a major iron and steel center.


(German ˈɛsən)
(Placename) a city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: the leading administrative centre of the Ruhr; university. Pop: 589 499 (2003 est)


(ˈɛs ən)

a city in W Germany in the Ruhr River valley. 623,000.
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Noun1.Essen - a city in western Germany; industrial center of the Ruhr
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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Se empleo en el estudio la adaptacion al idioma castellano del ISST hecha por Ballester et al.
ISST measures the ability to trade a particular stock's performance relative to its industry.
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One of the advantages of the ISST is that it has been translated into Spanish and validated on an initial Spanish speaking population (Arnal, et al, 2010).
The company was founded in 1999 by former members of Fraunhofer ISST in collaboration with the IT service provider, adesso.
En el caso del ISST ha sido validado por el mismo autor con una muestra de poblacion general de 14.
If the security guard module is used in ISST, it is expected that the results and vocational outcome of participants would be as positive as Cheung and Tsang's study (under review).
The ISST (Delmonico, 1997) is a 25-item true-false instrument that measures clinically problematic online sexual behavior (Delmonico & Miller, 2003).