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count (someone or something) among (something)

To include someone or something in a particular group or category. I certainly count my daughter among my life's greatest blessings. Yes, we are counting this infraction among the other demerits you've gotten this year.
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count someone among something

to consider someone as a particular type of person or part of a particular group. I count her among my closest friends. Rachel counted herself among the luckiest people alive.
See also: among, count
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

count among

v.
1. To consider someone or something a part of some group: The company counts many important people among its clients.
2. To be considered a part of some group: The new novel counts among the author's greatest works.
See also: among, count
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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New Delhi, May 31 ( ANI ): Fawad Khan, the recent heart throb of Bollywood, feels it to be too early to count him among the famous 'Khans' (Shah Rkh Khan, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan) in BTown.
"It seems like I'm the only one against it." Though Fugate says he sells a lot of these titles himself (and he is mindful to hold back on getting preachy with customers), it is fair to count him among the readers who dislike the genre.