Definition of book club in English:

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book club

Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝ok ˌkləb/


1 another term for book group. I chose this novel for our book club but was a little disappointed in it
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  • The Post has started a "Book Club," to consist of reviewers/critics orchestrating on-line discussions of various books.
  • They discovered the effect of book clubs on sales was of greater financial significance than the hoopla created by a major marketing campaign.
  • A Fine Balance was selected as book of the month by Oprah Winfrey's Book Club.
2An organization that sells selected books to members or subscribers, typically at reduced prices: to take advantage of the discounts consumers will have to sign up to the book club
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  • The book club has 1.5 million members and is known to almost everybody in Shanghai.
  • Small bookshops suffered from the unfair advantage which book clubs, advertising in magazines, had under the NBA.
  • In the more distant parts of the Middle West where I did my academic business, book clubs were pretty much the only means on offer for getting serious books.

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