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English definition of “Asperger's syndrome”

Asperger's syndrome

noun [U] uk   /ˈæs.pɜːdʒəzˌsɪn.drəʊm/ us    /-pɝː.dʒɚzˌsɪn.droʊm/
a type of autism in which someone does not develop normal social abilities, and is often very interested in one particular subjectMental and psychiatric disorders
(Definition of Asperger's syndrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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