Meaning of “book club” in the English Dictionary

"book club" in British English

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book clubnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʊk ˌklʌb/ us /ˈbʊk ˌklʌb/

book club noun [ C ] (GROUP)

a group of people who meet regularly to talk about a book that they have all read

book club noun [ C ] (ORGANIZATION)

an organization in which members can buy books more cheaply than in the shops

(Definition of “book club” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"book club" in Business English

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book clubnoun [ C ]

uk us COMMERCE

a company that sells books to its members in the mail, often at lower prices than in a store:

Have you fallen behind on your book club payments?

(Definition of “book club” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)