Meaning of “Asperger's syndrome” in the English Dictionary

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"Asperger's syndrome" in British English

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Asperger's syndromenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæs.pɜːdʒəz ˌsɪn.drəʊm/ us /ˈæs.pɝː.dʒɚz ˌsɪn.droʊm/

a type of autism in which someone does not develop normal social abilities and is often very interested in one particular subject

(Definition of “Asperger's syndrome” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)