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Or is the IRS stipulated limit of 11,000 applicable to a year irrespective of the number of employers/plans that I belong to.

As noted in the prior response, the Congressionally-mandated limit is per person, not per employer. Note that if you change jobs it's your responsibility to see that you don't exceed the limit. Plans are allowed, but not required, to return excess contributions. See Publication 575.

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