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So we all know we can put an aggregate directly into an Integer, like this:

Integer countAccounts = [SELECT COUNT() FROM Account];

Is it possible to do the same thing, using Database.query()?

Integer countAccounts = Database.query('SELECT COUNT() FROM Account');

If so - how?

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Yes. You can query using Database.countQuery(query)

String QueryString = 'SELECT count() FROM Account'; 
Integer countAccounts  = Database.countQuery(QueryString);

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