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The system must be recoverable to protect data from any lose.

I don't know if it is grammatically correct; in particular, I don't know if lose is correct, or what I should use instead of it.

  • As with some of OP's earlier questions, I think this is part of a salami-style proofreading exercise. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Apr 3 '13 at 17:07
  • @FumbleFingers did you just coin a new phrase? I cannot find 'salami style proofreading' on google. – EnglishLearner Apr 3 '13 at 17:57
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    @EnglishLearner: I've no idea whether anyone has ever specifically referred to 'salami style proofreading' before, but the basic concept of salami tactics, also known as the salami-slice strategy is pretty well-known. In this case what I mean, obviously, is that the OP is giving us his draft technical specification document line-by-line, since if he posted the entire text in one question, it would just get closed straight away. – FumbleFingers Reinstate Monica Apr 3 '13 at 19:43
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Lose is a verb, not a noun; you should use loss.

the state of no longer having something or as much of something; the process that leads to this

I would rather rewrite the sentence as follows:

The System must be recoverable to avoid any data loss.

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