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    #1

    scheduled for (inclusive)

    I wonder whether the word 'inclusive' is necessary in the following sentence.

    The seminar has been scheduled for 1 June to 5 June (inclusive).

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    #2

    Re: scheduled for (inclusive)

    It would be odd to me to give dates like that and not have it be inclusive. So I would not feel the need to explicitly say it was inclusive.

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    Re: scheduled for (inclusive)

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It would be odd to me to give dates like that and not have it be inclusive. So I would not feel the need to explicitly say it was inclusive.
    Thanks, SoothingDave

    The seminar has been scheduled for 1 June to 5 June (inclusive).

    What if I use 'through'?

    The seminar has been scheduled for 1 June through 5 June.

    Which preposition is the 'more correct' one?

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    Re: scheduled for (inclusive)

    Either proposition can be used. "Through" does convey the inclusiveness of the date, so use that if you are concerned.

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    Re: scheduled for (inclusive)

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Either proposition can be used. "Through" does convey the inclusiveness of the date, so use that if you are concerned.
    'Through' is not common in BrE. I'd go with your post #2.

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