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Just to make it clear.

Main Entry: 2viola
Pronunciation: vE-'O-l&
Function: noun
Etymology: Italian & Spanish, viol, viola, from Old Provençal, viol
Date: circa 1724
: a musical instrument of the violin family that is intermediate in size and compass between the violin and cello and is tuned a fifth below the violin
- violist /-list/ noun

Main Entry: voilà
Variant(s): or voila /vwä-'lä/
Function: interjection
Etymology: French, literally, see there
Date: 1739
-- used to call attention, to express satisfaction or approval, or to suggest an appearance as if by magic

It's not that hard, guys. Get with it.

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