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I wanna know whether 2010年10-12 indicates a range or an specific date. Thanks for your help!

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Would you show the context? It looks more like from Oct to Dec. – user58955 Apr 1 '14 at 20:13
The specific date would be 2010年10月12日 or 2010年10月12号 – Ming Apr 2 '14 at 0:26
It can mean anything since it isn't written in a proper format that people would understand. Unless more context is provided, I am voting to close this as primarily opinion based. – 杨以轩 Apr 2 '14 at 7:33
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In that case it would be saying 10th month through 12th month

See @Ming's comment about the specific date format.

There could be a case where the writer is using their own unique format, but that would depend on context

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In most cases, it means 9/2010-12/2010, unless in specific text it has some other meanings.

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