include among

include (someone or something) among (something)

To consider someone or something as part of a particular group or category. Yeah, I see Peg sometimes, but it's not like I include her among my close friends or anything. He loves the Stones, so of course he includes Exile on Main St. among his favorite albums.
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include someone or something among something

to count someone or something as a member of a group or collection. I am happy to include you among my friends. Do you include chocolate among your favorite flavors?
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The ToR outlines the objectives of the Working Group on taking forward the policy priorities set in the Maritime Safety and Security Area which include among others establishing a common understanding between IORA Members States of the collective Maritime Safety and Security risks, threats and opportunities in the Indian Ocean region; establishing an integrated policy approach on Maritime Safety and Security including through capability enhancement and capacity building; building a partnership within the framework of IORA for the strengthening of capacity and capability as well as institution building in the domain of Maritime Safety and Security; and enhancing Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) among IORA Member States.
The artist, who was born in Lima, Peru, in 1965 and has lived in Berlin since the late '80s, has amassed an archive of drawing series--some comprising nearly five hundred pieces, all on standard-format paper--that include among their subjects individual historical figures as well as complex phenomena such as the Spanish Civil War, the Cuban revolution, and general political developments in South America after World War II.
The duo, who has performed together for twenty years, will include among their "new treasures" compositions by Dianne Goolkasian Rhahbee and Laurie Altman.
At the Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Assn.'s 1998 international conference, BPI chairman Leonard Eiserer told the audience that the association's mission statement needed expanding, to include among its goals "to enhance the image of our profession."
It is, of course, difficult to decide whom to include among dancers who are still active, but if Sylvie Guillem does not rate an entry in a dance encyclopedia, who does?
We have come to understand that human rights are not located solely in the public sphere but also exist in private and family life; much of what we include among women's rights is also now seen as human rights.